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Pseudomonas Staph Leg Ulcer Wound Clean
I had multiple infections of pseudomonas and staph on my leg ulcer. How do I keep the wound clean?
Wound Clean: Your wound should be followed by a wound specialist. The surface of wounds have bacteria in them. What needs to be differentiated is colonization (which does not require antibiotics) from infection (which does). Slough and fibrin, the material that collects on the surface of the wound can be removed to lower the bacteria (bioburden). Then advanced wound care products can be used on the wound. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What can I do about multiple infections of psuedomonas and staph for last five months on a leg ulcer?
Wound care is vital: Any ulcer on the skin will be culture positive for bacteria including the two you mentioned. Active infection is not defined on a positive culture alone but what the wound looks like, smells like and is discharging. The cause of the wound needs attention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: No. Factors which determine if you will lose your leg are, 1) how good / bad the circulation is, or 2) whether you have a deep wound infection which will not clear with just antibiotics alone. Showering and keeping wounds clean does help prevent infections. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have cellulitis on leg, that I have had an ulcer now for 6 months, slow to heal, but now oozing yellow clear fluid--cs staph and candida, ?
What's the cause ?: Cellulitis is basically a visible inflammation (itis) of the skin and soft tissues (red, hot, swollen and tender) . It can be caused by many things including sunburn (radiation), trauma (sprained ankle) or poor vein circulation (stasis dermatitis). It need not be caused by bacteria. If you have repeated episodes of this, get to a wound care or vascular specialist, the diagnoses you have is wrong. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Sometimes there is an isolated incompetent venous perforator vein under an ulcer. It may have been there for years and in retrospect the patient may remember pain in the area after exercise. When the skin above it can no longer compensate for the increased pressure, an ulcer can form. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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