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4yr old has 1 canker sore in the back, top part of mouth. How do I treat it? Will it heal on its own? Healing time?
It should be checked: I don't want to alarm you, but it is highly likely you have a basal cell cancer on the face--the most common type of skin cancers. Being age 60 living in florida, my first guess would be this type of cancer. It is often cured by simple complete excision. I certainly hope I am wrong, but this sounds quite suspicous. Please consult doc for eval. Good luck. ...Read more
Their any way to permanently heal "aphthous ulcer" (canker sore)? Is there something wrong inside my body?
No Prevention known: Researchers are not sure of the cause of aphthous ulcers. There is no known preventive measure. Treatment is palliative with low level laser therapy able to relieve pain and accelerate healing with about 5 minutes of trea. Dment. Biolase waterlase iplus or md works well in my practice, of the lasers I have tried. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've got deep painful cracks in big toes all the time even with using cream and socks and foot file, new ones are appearing what can I do to heal them?
Find the cause first: Many factors can cause and worsen cracking and callusing on the great toe. Mechanical irritation from barefoot and sandal walking is often a factor. Bunions or foot alignment issues can also cause increased calluses in some areas of the foot. Hereditary conditions that cause excess callus build up and systemic medical conditions such as thyroid conditions must also be considered. ...Read more
On the bottom of one of my foot blisters appear often.In different areas, I have never put any medications. The foot never hurts. They dry by its self
Caluses: If they are firm and non tender they could be calouses. Wearing the proper shoe size and socks can reduce these from occurring. Best wishes. ...Read more
I get small bumps that when popped turn to sores. Located on hands, feet, arms, legs. Come and go, take a few weeks to heal. Eczema? Any ideas?
Not when healing: Herpes lesions generally go from red bump to superficial blister to pimple-like (with pus) to open sore to scab, and then healing, all over a total period of 7-14 days (up to 21 days for the first outbreak). In moist areas (e.g. vulva) ulcers develop earlier and persist longer. So a pimple-like (whitehead) appearance can be present early in an outbreak, but not likely "in the healing process". ...Read more
Sores between my thighs & buttocks that resemble blood blisters, and make it uncomfortable to walk or sit down. Actual blood blisters? What do I do?
Sores: Likely a rash due to friction from tight clothing, heat, sweat. Try to wear loose fitting clothes a few days. Can apply destin cream or vitamin A & D ointment to affected areas if not open blisters for couple of times of day for few days. Keep area dry and clean. Consult your doctor if worsens or no improvement or blisters open/bleed. ...Read more
I have hsv1 on my genitals. As the sores heal they burn and sting. Is this normal for the healing process ? I'm already taking acyclovir
Ha've. Deep open wound on top of foot it look good healing no bad odors from it but got recall bad yellow dead skin bottom foot and dark on top of foo?
Deep open wounds: Deep open wounds are areas that have fat, muscle, tendon, bone, or neurovascular structures exposed. If you have any of these you need follow-up with a surgeon. Especially, if you are immunocompromised (have diabetes, smoking history, cancer, steroid use, a transplant, hiv, etc) you are at higher risk of infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I keep getting lumps that look similar to boils/cysts.One of them recently went down to the size of a pea but It won't completely heal. pus refills it?
Location?: The location of the "Lump" makes a difference. If in the area of Sweat Glands (axilla or groin) then likely should be treated with an antibiotic. Don't squeeze or in any way "Manipulate" these lumps that will make them worse and spread the infection. See your local physician. ...Read more
Seem to be getting little blisters on my legs amd arm out of the blue. Turns into little sores and takes a long time to heal?
Skin scratches: 2 possibilities. You may have "dermatographic urticaria" which is hypersensitive skin that develops a welt after physical contact. You can confirm this by scratching your skin and seeing whether the skin becomes raised. Other possibility is atopic dermatitis and scratching in your sleep. Cut your fingernails short and wear gloves to bed to see if it stops. Your doctor can prescribe medications. ...Read more
Can i put dry ice on blood blisters forming on my scrotum to get rid of them? I'm getting blood blisters & have been popping them, but they keep coming back. Some dried out & formed skin bumps. Itchy.
Here are some ...: Please stop popping them, which may just some senile harmless hemangioma and tend to occur in some men as they age. To verify what they are and how to handle them, seek pro-evaluation and counseling once for all so to ease and benefit life down the road. On the way to see doc, bring the detailed Hx of the concerned symptoms and signs for analysis + exams ... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My partner has crater like sores on top of forearms they start out as puss filled bumps, they seem to follow the vein lines, my partner takes no drugs?
Need more info: This is the kind of scenario best tackled by your doctor. He/she can ask questions, perform an examination, and possibly order tests to find out what's wrong. ...Read more
Scabs mean healing..: In most cases. There can be slight white/yellow color in the scab. In some cases of "sores" there may be an advantage in controlled debridement (freshening up the healing wound area) under the guidance of a specialist. If you are concerned about the wound, get it checked out. ...Read more
Good question...: Depending on the area of the cut (such as the nose), there are fewer blood vessels present to deliver healing elements (such as fibroblasts) to the area. ...Read more
Pityriasis rosea hit top of back of the legs of a girlfriend of mine n burns like skin is cracking open ? What to do, think ..
Sure of diagnosis: Pityriasis rosea is a self limiting disease. Usually there is an initial patch on chest or back called the herald patch. It is mostly spread diffusely on back and chest. If you look at the back at a distance you can see a x-mas tree pattern. It can be itchy. Unless severe it usually does not crack. Best way to diagnose it is to look at it. ...Read more
Do cracked bone in the lower vertebrae heal completely by themself over time like other parts heal themselves over time? If it does, how long for that
Yes and usually : By 12weeks.Get a more detailed answer ›
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