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Skin Lesion On Temple
Depends: What kind of skin lesion? Was it scrapped off entirely? How was the scrapping done? Was there infection following the scrapping? The short answer to both parts of the question is yes, but it depends on the factors mentioned above. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat 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
A week or two: As long as the lesions don't get too moist, and start to macerate, then you can keep it on for about ten days or so, and the wound will have the best chance to heal. I routinely ask my patients to keep them covered for this period of time. There is literature to support less infection, but also better healing when covered. ...Read more
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My 83 year old grandfather has had a skin lesion for about a month that was recently popped and cultured. What is currently the risks he's facing? He's been on ABX for a full week.
Try it: First and foremost, it is important to remember that there is no one remedy that heals everything. Our bodies come with their own toolkit that can handle almost anything that we encounter. Since there are many different causes of skin lesions and reasons why they do not heal, a short term trial of this plant that has shown some healing potential is certainly reasonable. Do not eat it. ...Read more
If it changes: You should be concerned and have the lesion examined by your doctor if the lesion changes color, grows larger, bleeds or becomes painful. ...Read more
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Is there a difference between a perfectly round skin lesion and an irregular shaped one? I have a round one that seems almost inflamed, have no med in
Yes: The shape of lesions are important. Have a dermatologist check this. ...Read more
See you doctor: It is not practical to tell without examining the lesion. ...Read more
Dermatologist.: See a dermatologist to have the lesion evaluated and/or removed with local anesthesia. ...Read more
Can a tan skin lesion that was scraped off first layer by fingers change color and still be rough?
Yes: If there has been any change to a skin lesion, including coloration and texture, I recommend having it looked at by your doctor. It needs to be examined and possibly have a biopsy taken or have the lesion removed if needed. I do not recommend scraping the lesion deeper. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer