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I have chronic paronchia. I also have a bottle of cleantrax consisting of oxyclorsine - would soaking in this help?

I have chronic paronchia. I also have a bottle of cleantrax consisting of oxyclorsine - would soaking in this help?

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Dr. Mark Pack
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Paronychia (Definition)

An infection of the skin around the nails. It can be caused by bacteria, fungus, or yeast. Common symptoms include having a painful, swollen, reddened area around the nail at ...Read more


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What antibiotics combination for paronichia;3atacks in6weeks include flucoxacillin, no result?

What antibiotics combination for paronichia;3atacks in6weeks include flucoxacillin, no result?

Surgical drainage: Bad paronychia (infections of the skin surrounding a fingernail) often don't respond to antibiotics since the bacteria that are causing it are walled off in an abcess (pus filled balloon). The definitive treatment is surgical, the affected part of the nail or cuticle needs to be opened to allow the paronychia to drain. If that does not help, a portion of the nail can be removed. ...Read more

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Can you get pain with nail fold infection? What are the other symptoms?

Can you get pain with nail fold infection? What are the other symptoms?

Sure: Pain, swelling, throbbing are common complaints. This is usually treated easily with an oral antibiotic and sometimes a partial nail avulsion is necessary. Or sometimes, a partial nai avulsion without the antibiotic...Depending on the condition and who is treating. ...Read more

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How can you tell when paronychia is healing?

How can you tell when paronychia is healing?

Signs of improvement: With healing you will see decreased pain and swelling and the redness will resolve. ...Read more

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How does paronychia look like when it is healing?

How does paronychia look like when it is healing?

Red, puffy, irritated: A paronychia is an infection around the cuticle of the finger or toes. It is usually a strep or staph but could be fungal, viral or any number of other microbes. As it heals, it should lose some of the redness, perhaps be a bit shiny, may be swollen, cracked, tender and may still have some pus draining. Wash well, take all of your antibiotics, use some topical antibiotic ointment and follow up. ...Read more

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What does a paronychia look like when it's healing?

Paronychia: As a paronychia resolves there is less tenderness, redness and swelling. ...Read more

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The paronychia how treatment?

Warm compress: Treatment of acute paronychia without abscess formation includes local care involving warm compresses or soaks up to 3x/day for 20 min. Oral antibiotics may help in more severe cases. Topical antibiotics with or without topical corticosteroids have also been used. If an abscess is present, it needs to be incised and drained. ...Read more

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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for paronychia?

What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for paronychia?

I&D if needed: See your doctor if the paronychia doesn't resolve in a few days or gets severely painful swollen and warm. A pus pocket might have formed and no amount of antibiotic will make it better- it may need to be lanced (i.e. Incised and drained). ...Read more

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Paronychia. What is the antibiotic most often used for treatment?

Seldom needs AB: Paronychia seldom needs therapy with antibiotics. Usually frequent hot compresses and soaks will bring it to a head and allow either spontaneous drainage or opening with a blade. If there is extension of the infection beyond the rim of the nail this requires more specific identification of the organism before treatment, but often drugs like clindamycin, Doxycycline and others can be started. ...Read more

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What is the antibiotic most often used for treatment of paronychia?

What is the antibiotic most often used for treatment of paronychia?

Often antibiotic: Is prescribed b u t
the paronychia may need to be unroofed, soaks often help in hydrogen peroxide, topical medications, topical antibiotics like muciprocin or some old fashioned cure like gentian violet too. Much depends if it is acute bacterial or a chronic situation which may be fungal or yeast or due to skin changes at the nail skin interface. You want to see someone if it doesn't work. ...Read more

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I'v got paronychia & I'm in treatment now Is it caused by accutane and should I stop taking it?  

No: paronychia is an infection of the paronychium, the lateral nail folds. Usually either bacterial or fungal and not related to accutane. Can see changes in the fingernails as result of accutane use but not infection in the soft tissues. ...Read more

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I'm suffering paronychia in my finger. I'm soaking it in warm water, applying Fucidin cream, no healing for 5days noe. Plz advice.

I'm suffering paronychia in my finger. I'm soaking it in warm water, applying Fucidin cream, no healing for 5days noe. Plz advice.

You may: You may need oral antibiotics. You can also soak finger in white vinegar for 10 minutes daily followed by soaking in rubbing alcohol for 10 minutes daily. ...Read more

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5 days on Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for Paronychia. Finger still red, swollen. White and red pus coming out. Is it still infected? Does it mean it is healing?

Paronychia treatment: It sounds like the Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) isn't working if you still have signs of infection - redness, swelling and pus. This means either the bacteria are resistant, there are other bacteria there, or even fungus. You should go back to the doctor who gave you the Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and ask for the next steps - which could mean a localized treatment (cutting the skin or removing the nail). Try to go ASAP since it's 5 days ...Read more

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Is it normal that I have somewhat of a healing gift?

Is it normal that I have somewhat of a healing gift?

Healing gift: We are all born with a healing gift. When we are young it is much easier to heal and as we get older the healing power of the body somewhat slows down. When we get hurt, or sustain a cut, our body tries to heal by itself except when the injuries are severe and deep and we seek medical care to help and to prevent the complications. But there is still healing there, so enjoy the gift. ...Read more

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Treatment of e d?

Treatment of e d?

Several: Ed is treated depending on the cause, for example, if your testosterone is low, than replacing testosterone (there are rx creams) will help. If it is generalized ed from "aging" with underlying hypertension or diabetes, the rx meds can be very beneficial (viagra, levitra, (vardenafil) cialis). If needed, there are also surgical options available. Discuss with your dr for the best option for you. ...Read more

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What's pyramid healing?

What's pyramid healing?

A scam: It's been around since the 1970's. People want to believe silly stuff. If you're a high-school kid and want to test it in an experiment, fine -- it'll fail. If someone tries to take your money in exchange for a magic device shaped like a pyramid that concentrates "cosmic healing energy", don't be a sucker. If you have been defrauded, consider contacting your local district attorney. ...Read more

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Treatment of infantigo?

Treatment of infantigo?

Antibiotics: This is also known more commonly as impetigo. It is usually caused by strep and /or staph bacteria. It does require antibiotics to be cured although these can be oral or topical. But must be gotten by prescription from a doctor. ...Read more

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Treatment for hemrhoid?

Treatment for hemrhoid?

Two ways: Non surgical:
most hemorrhoids can be treated with simple changes to diet and bowel habits.
Fixative procedures include tying off the hemorrhoids with a rubber band or using heat, lasers, or electric current to create scar tissue (coagulation therapy).
Surgical:
surgical removal of hemorrhoids.
Some we mix both methods. ...Read more

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Is there treatment for nec?

Yes: If by nec you mean necrotizing enterocolitis. Treatment usually involves stopping feedings, relieving gas in the intestines by use of a small suction tube and initiation of antibiotics. ...Read more

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What is free reiki healing?

What is free reiki healing?

Reiki and related: Practices are more related to yoga, meditation, imagery, etc. And most docs on this list will not be able to help you. While stress management and the above have a role in good health, you would be better served by talking w/a meditation teacher and seeing a conventional doc also. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is there treatment for lks?

Landau- Kleffner Syn: Treatment is limited. You can learn more about landau-kleffner syndrome at: http://www. Medicinenet. Com/landau-kleffner_syndrome/page3.Htm#what_treatments_are_available. ...Read more

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How does wound healing work?

How does wound healing work?

Complicated process: Multiple factors involved. White blood cells and platelets travel to the site for immune system and blood clotting. Collagen fibers heal across, and new blood vessels grow in. Collagen fibers remodel. Proper body protein level and appropriate vitamin levels help with healing. Poor nutrition, diabetes, cigarette smoking, infection, poor blood supply, Prednisone can delay or prevent proper healing. ...Read more

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Best treatment for alopesia?

Best treatment for alopesia?

Varies with cause: Alopecia can occur from a variety of causes from hair eating to cause unknown. Treatments vary with the cause. ...Read more

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Treatment of bronchiastasisl?

Treatment of bronchiastasisl?

Bronchiectasis?: Should be followed by pcp or pulmonologist. Needs work up. ...Read more