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Can antibiotics completely heal subacute appendicitis?

Maybe: In england and japan, many cases of appendicitis are treated with antibiotics only and the patient never has an appendix surgery. They report that less than 20% need surgery at a later date. In the us, surgery with antibiotics is the most common treatment for appendicitis. Sometimes a ruptured appendicitis with abscess is treated by ct scan guided drainage first. ...Read more

Dr. Jared Fialkow
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Inflammation Of The Lining Of The Bowels (Definition)

Colitis is inflammation of the large intestine. It can be from parasites, bacteria, or other causes. Clostridium difficile is a bacteria that cause mild to fatal symptoms. Diverticulitis is inflammation of pouches that can occur in the large intestine usually seen with age. It is usually provoked by seeds entering the pouch and not being able to exit. Flagyl is ...Read more


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Can coccyx injury heal itself completely?

Can coccyx injury heal itself completely?

Yes.: They can heal themselves. Sometimes you may need to use a "doughnut" , to sit on, until it heals. ...Read more

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Bi-lateral hydrocele repair, how long until the wounds heal up?

Bi-lateral hydrocele repair, how long until the wounds heal up?

1 to 2 weeks: Hydrocele, varicocele, inguinal hernia, some femoral hernias are approached surgically via a small incision at the groin. These are typically elective surgical procedures and the incision is closed with suture material that is not visible, dissolves under the skin in 6 to 12 weeks and appear "healed up" at the first post operative visit, 1 to 2 weeks after the surgical procedure. ...Read more

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Volvulus-- will it heal itself?

Volvulus-- will it heal itself?

No: Volvulus is twisting of the intesting and, in general, if not untwisted within 6 hours, the bowel will die. There are children with a chronic volvulus that is tolerated. It is not acceptable to leave a volvulus untreated. The basis for it is a condition called malrotation. The intestine does not rotate properly in utero, a setup allowing it to twist at any time. ...Read more

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Can ulcers heal completely?

Can ulcers heal completely?

Yes: You need to eliminate the cause of the ulcer, which is usually a result of pressure and/or lack of blood flow, edema. ...Read more

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Can laprascopic internal gallbladder removal wound take more than 7 months to fully heal?

Can laprascopic internal gallbladder removal wound take more than 7 months to fully heal?

Rarely: Prolonged wound healing problems after laparoscopic gallbladder removal indicate there is something in the wound preventing it from healing, such as a suture, or a gallstone. See your surgeon for an exam to find out. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Will ciprofloxacin help heal an infected wound?

Will ciprofloxacin help heal an infected wound?

Gives it a chance: If the wound tissue has been invaded by a "bug" sensitive to Cipro (ciprofloxacin) it will help. It still doesn't heal the wound. It removes the offending agent and toxins slowing healing giving the body a chance to get the correct cells on site to get to work on the wound. ...Read more

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Can triple action heal vaginal wound?

Can triple action heal vaginal wound?

Healing: Your body will actually heal the wound. Triple antibiotic will help the healing process and help prevent infection. Vaginal wounds heal well as there is such a good blood supply. If this is just a small tear then this would be fine. If there is a large wound it should be evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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Can chronic pancreatitis heal?

Can chronic pancreatitis heal?

No: It will not heal but can prevent worsening by avoiding certain toxins like alcohol, tobacco, and certain drugs. ...Read more

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Intussusception of abdomen, will it heal itself over time?

Intussusception of abdomen, will it heal itself over time?

Not usually : The intestine may move in and out a bit, but if truly intussuscepted and necrotic , surgery will be needed. ...Read more

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Double ear infection. ENT diagnosis. perforation healing other is retracted (Was bloody blister) . Will it heal itself? nausea stop & hearing return?

Double ear infection. ENT diagnosis. perforation healing other is retracted (Was bloody blister) . Will it heal itself?  nausea stop & hearing return?

Yes!: Most perforations will heal spontaneously with return of middle ear functions and resolution of symptoms. Keep close to ENT and keep all requested follow up. After the infection it is often necessary to control the cause of the infection; allergies, obstruction of tubes and opening in the ear and nasopharynx that alter the funtion of the middle ear cavities. Take care www.healthtap.com/dr-nnebe ...Read more

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Can livers heal after severe alcoholism?

Can livers heal after severe alcoholism?

Livers can heal: Alcohol adversely effects every organ in the body, except the kidneys. Alcohol can cause liver disease, but if a person quits drinking before much damage occurs, the liver can regenerate itself. The key of course is to quit drinking before it's too late to prevent irreparable damage. ...Read more

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Can a perforated colon heal itself with antibodies?

Can a perforated colon heal itself with antibodies?

Sometimes: Small microperforations of the colon can heal with bowel rest and ANTIBIOTICS, but you need to be prepared for operation in case that doesn't work. ...Read more

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How does a uncomplicated scleral wound heal ?

Like all wounds: The sclera, the white outer coat of the eye, heals the same as other cut tissue by mobilizing fibroblasts and other mediators of wound repair, buidling protein bridges across the wound and developing a tight seal. Sometimes the internal components of the eye can stick in the gap and interfere with healing. But much eye surgery involves cutting through sclera with good resulting healing. ...Read more

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How long does the wound heal from inside after appendectomy?

How long does the wound heal from inside after appendectomy?

Wound healing : Wound healing is a process occurring over a period of 8 months to a year. For optimal healing (strength of at least 75% of original wound) it takes up to 8 months. For normal healing and normal activities- 6 weeks is safest. If you had a ruptured appendix requiring the wound to be left open- it may take 6-8 weeks to granulate. Your surgeon may also elect to secondarily close after 2 weeks. ...Read more

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How to heal bruising infection palm due to tissue injury?

Tissue tells: When our bodies sustain an injury, the immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. The key is to do things that reduce the parts of inflammation such as ice, compression, elevation and antiinflammatory medications for the first 24hrs. ...Read more

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Endocartitus staph infection 5 debridements flap surgery what precautions to take to heal?

Endocartitus staph infection 5 debridements flap surgery what precautions to take to heal?

More information: Sorry to hear about that, but if you can give us more information, you will get a more intelligent answer. ...Read more

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Can alcholol delay healing in pilonidal wound healing?

Can alcholol delay healing in pilonidal wound healing?

Possibly: Large amounts of alcohol can cause nutritional deficiencies or cause liver failure which both can affect normal wound healing. ...Read more

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Dr. Deborah Wong
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Infection Of Abdominal Lining (Definition)

A condition in which the lining of the belly ...Read more