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Poorly Healing Skin Sore
Im concerned , about my mouth area . I recently had a cold sore it healed ok? so in the process of healing I get these little skin blended bumps along with red lumps , I'm not sure what this maybe , I'm not a doctor & I don't know anything about doctors I
Mouth: it depends if the bumps are in your mouth, on your lips or on the skin around the mouth. ...Read more
Had sore on back Sun like skin rubbed by something, dr Mon said watch for shingles. Now Thur and healing, not spread or grown. Not shingles? 33 female
Not shingles: What you described is not consistent with shingles. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Can you reactivate a cold sore by using lipstick, on the 11th day of the healing process where the skin was already flaking?
I am on tretinion for molluscum.The skin is very red and sore.Should i stop or keep on with this treatment. Thanks?
Stop the med: If your skin is severely red and peeling the medicine may be too strong. I would see your doctor immediately or go to the emergency room for assessment. ...Read more
I have a pressure sore that has been healing. Now that it is almost healed up the skin around it has turned white?
Probably normal: If it is healing on its own, it is not a deep pressure sore-congratulations on getting it to heal. The skin borders around such sores are often white; a combination of scarring and absence of melanocytes (pigment producing cells.) these areas often eventually re-pigment in a spotty manner or completely. ...Read more
It is on the side of the ball of my foot, the skin is very thick and not healing together but is not too sore. How do I keep the skin together?
Go to Podiatrist: Sounds like you have a painless foot ulcer. Go to a Foot doctor for debridement and treatment. Sometimes the thick tissue must be removed before the new tissue starts growing back. You may need antibiotics or ointments and wound care. Rule out Neuropathy usually caused by Diabetes or other conditions causing the sore not to be painful. Do not try gluing the skin together! ...Read more
Small sore on back of leg started as red now is skin color and dry but not healing since 5-2012 . Should i see dr.?
M57, could prediabetic (fasting glucose 121) experience problems such as minor wound/skin sore etc healing problems. ?
What is the best home treatment for very sore achy heals which have a very thick tough skin? Also what's the best lotion for dry sandpaper-like feet?
I had a yellow sore on my clitoral hood...it was very sore to touch. It rubbed off while showering and left raw skin &is healing.what was this?
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