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Santyl Ointment Uses
Can you please tell me the replacement or alternative for santyl 250unit/g ointment use for wound slough? Thanks
All affect recommendations.
Local cleaning with soap and water. Shower, dial or hibiclens.
Peroxide to clean.
Debriding and or wet to dry dressing. And cover.
Complex question, if a large wound see general, surgeon or specialist in area of body. ...Read more
Start over: Exactly what kind of wound? Size & depth? Location? Duration? Etc ...Read more
Will using santyl ointment and xeroform dressing together slow down the healing process on a venous stasis ulcer
Wound care products:
Your clinicians have chosen two of 4000+ products to treat your wound. Collagenase is in an ointment base and is an enzyme deb riding agent that is being used in your wound. The xeroform dressing is adherent and helps promote moist healing.
Discuss these products with your clinician to learn more on why they were chosen. ...Read more
Need script for Santyl. Any non trans phobic doctors in Phoenix AZ that can get lotion? Phoenix burn center is haters
See dermatologist: I recommend you see a dermatologist for your skin complaint and prescription questions. ...Read more
Culture of absess/ulcer Results: staph aureus, moderate growth, d-test negative. What does this mean? Is santyl w/o antibiotics effective treatment?
Test: resistance to: clindamycin, an antibiotic (i.e. against+life+thing). Study: https://www. Google. Com/#q=what+is+d+test for an overview. Since some SA are MRSA, d-test goal=to see if the SA exhibit MRSA (SA resistant to multiple antibiotics; including clindamycin) characteristics. Bigger issues: Why the Ulcer? Tissue will not heal without enough blood supply & immune system. Santyl+/-antibiotics only tertiary help. ...Read more
Skin treatment: Yes dovobet may be used for your psorasis and the emulsifying ointment will provide moisture for your skin. ...Read more
I was curious if any if you had any recommendation on creams and/or ointments I could use to alleviate my niece's pain?
What kind of pain: And what issues is your niece dealing with allergies/ medical issues/conditions? ...Read more
Can I use ichthammol ointment on pustules that haven't came to surface yet. I have clear skin, but here and their a pustle may appear?
DOCTORS ARE TRYING TO WEAN PEOPLE OFF ICHTHAMMOL. TOO MANY SIDE EFFECTS.
FOR THE PUSTULES THAT DEVELOP, I WOULD RECOMMEND THAT YOU SEE A DERMATOLOGIST TO FIND OUT WHY YOU ARE GETTING THEM.
GOOD LUCK. ...Read more
Ultravate: If you have eczema, psoriasis, or certain other inflammatory skin conditions, a healthcare provider may prescribe ultravate® (halobetasol propionate) ointment or cream. This medicine is approved for use in adults and children as young as 12 years old, and is applied in a thin layer on the affected areas of the skin once or twice daily but not on the face or groin. ...Read more
Caterpillar Sting: Repeatedly apply fresh duct tape to skin & pull off (to remove spines & toxins). Remove contaminated clothing. Clean skin w soap & water. Apply salve made w 2 parts baking soda & 1 part water. Or could apply 1% Hydrocortisone cream. Get medical care if effected area is not healing or you develop signs of infection. ...Read more
Depends on rash: Many diaper rash ointments contain zinc oxide, which is an effective treatment for many irritative rashes that occur. It is harmless unless you think there is an infection along with the rash. Keep in mind if it's not improving in a week to seek further evaluation/treatment. ...Read more
Can this nystacid ointment be use for any baby diaper rush, heat rush or any rush for that matter,?
Can you recommend an anti inflamatory drug or ointment that is safe to use if you are taking warfarin?
Is there any ointment that one can use at the starting of a diabetic wound to prevent it from progressing. Thanks?
Psoriasis keep flaring up really bad what is the best solution for that l use calcipotrien ointment /fluonocinide ointment/ and I'm on Medicaid no one?
May need: Different approach to treatment. Talk with your dermatologist if tazorac (tazarotene) cream or gel to be tried instead of calcipotrien.. ...Read more