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Hello, I have small skin sore on my feet that can't heal now for about 2 month. I think this is mostly because of pus that appears under skin?

Hello, I have small skin sore on my feet that can't heal now for about 2 month. I think this is mostly because of pus that appears under skin?

Time to act.: There are quite a few reasons for chronic non-healing sores on the foot. None are good. It's time to be evaluated to remove all doubt. ...Read more

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I have a small, superficial tear in crease of labia major&labia minor. No blood, no stich, just red and sore. Can I use lanolin to protect it?heal at home?

I have a small, superficial tear in crease of labia major&labia minor. No blood, no stich, just red and sore. Can I use lanolin to protect it?heal at home?

You can: But zinc oxide (diaper stuff!) would protect you from the burn of urine, and promote healing as well. No need to see anyone. Sit in warm bath, dry off well, apply z.o. and a tissue. If it feels good, you can sit on a small comfortably warm heating pad to promote healing. ...Read more

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I sometimes get a small crack on the shaft of my penis near the base after a lot of masturbation or sex, it will be sore for a few days then heal after a while. Sometimes it is worse than others and takes longer to heal. But this is obviously a crack as

I sometimes get a small crack on the shaft of my penis near the base after a lot of masturbation or sex, it will be sore for a few days then heal after a while.  Sometimes it is worse than others and takes longer to heal. But this is obviously a crack as

Here are some...: Your detailed sequence of events strongly suggests the process of developing and healing the crack at penile base is physically related. Therefore, you have to adopt & adapt to whatever your life might have told and brought to you. To ensure the case, see Doc while the crack is fresh for a direct look by following instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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Small raised rash on corner of mouth doctors said it's not a cold sore and gave me triamcinolone acetoneide cream when will this rash heal?

Small raised rash on corner of mouth doctors said it's not a cold sore and gave me triamcinolone acetoneide cream when will this rash heal?

Probably won't: Triamcinolone cream, a corticosteroid, is not the treatment for the most likely cause which is Angular Cheilits(inflammation of the angles of the lips). This condition has multiple causes. Treatment with an OTC anti-fungal cream will often cure it(such as Lotrimin). Avoid constantly licking the area. For more information go to: WikiWand.com and search: Angular cheilitis ...Read more

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I've a sore in my have that won't heal. Help me please. It' will try to heal and it will open back up. It's very irritating?

I've a sore in my have that won't heal. Help me please. It' will try to heal and it will open back up. It's very irritating?

Here's The Skinny: If you have a 'sore' that isn't healing, anywhere on the body but especially sun-exposed area, then you should see a dermatologist to help figure-out what's going on. A month would be enough time for most things to heal so if it's been longer than that, get it checked out. Many things can cause a delay in healing but a delay in healing can look like something that might be growing, like a skin tumor ...Read more

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Sore on my elbow won't heal?

Sore on my elbow won't heal?

No age on profile!: We need to know your age. Please put it in your public profile. We can't answer questions from minors < 16 years old. Knowing your country or state helps, too, so add that also. Age, location, & gender, can affect our answer, as some conditions are more likely in different places or in different age groups. Be honest! You expect if of us, we expect it of you! List any meds you take & any chronic m ...Read more

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I have a sore on my foot that won't heal?

I have a sore on my foot that won't heal?

Foot sore: Please do not ignore. See a physician asap. Get checked for diabetes, poor circulation in feet or nerve damage. If ignored may lead to loss of limb. ...Read more

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Small sore lump on head won't go, what is this?

Small sore lump on head won't go, what is this?

Time for Dr visit: Cannot say via Internet--needs looked at and evaluated. See your Dr or an Urgent Care Dr for professional guidance. ...Read more

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My round sore on my leg won't heal I had it for 4 years, why?

My round sore on my leg won't heal I had it for 4 years, why?

Get it checked: 33 year olds don't have sores than don't heal unless something else is wrong. If you were older, skin cancer would be a good bet. Get it looked at. ...Read more

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Herpes sore won't heal. Going on over 3 months, it is getting worse?

Herpes sore won't heal. Going on over 3 months, it is getting worse?

Herpes sore: Where is the sore? Mouth or vagina? Is it a single sore or multiple sores? Have you tried valacyclovir or famvir or acyclovir? Are you sure it is herpes have you taken herpes titers? Rarely what appears to be a sore may not be a herpes, but may be an autoimmune disease and skin ulcerations from autoimmune disease like lupus or Behcet's. F/u/ w/ rheumatologist ...Read more

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My cold sore went away a week ago and It left 3 small pinkish bumps that won't go away. What should I do?

My cold sore went away a week ago and It left 3 small pinkish bumps that won't go away. What should I do?

Nothing: Give it some time. None of the creams are as effective as prescription valacyclovir or Acyclovir pills taken at the very onset (prodrome) of the next attack. Get your prescription now so you will be prepared to take (usually 2 Grams) at the first tingling next attack. It is very safe. ...Read more

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Sore under nose won't heal, parasites?

Sore under nose won't heal, parasites?

Parasites: Highly unlikely. See a doctor and have this diagnosed appropriately. Good luck. ...Read more

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What if you have a sore on the vulva that doesn't heal for a year?

What if you have a sore on the vulva that doesn't heal for a year?

Could be cancerous: Ulcer that does not heal could mean this is cancerous. Need a biopsy to confirm. You want to see a doctor who can perform biopsy usually will be a gynecologist for genital biopsy. ...Read more

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Sore on my feet don't heal. Could I have diabetes?

Sore on my feet don't heal. Could I have diabetes?

Maybe: You could, but there are a lot of possibilities that affect wound healing. Thankfully, screening for diabetes is very easy — a simple blood test can tell you if you have it. If not, your doctor can help look for other causes. ...Read more

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I have a sore on my leg that has been there since 2005 and won't heal. Just keeps scabbing over. Possibilities?

I have a sore on my leg that has been there since 2005 and won't heal. Just keeps scabbing over. Possibilities?

See dermatologist: A sore that does not heal can be a warning sign for skin cancer. Please see a dermatologist for an examination. ...Read more

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I have a sore in vagina from transvaginal ultrasound since dec. It won't heal?

I have a sore in vagina from transvaginal ultrasound since dec. It won't heal?

See your doctor: Sores that don't heal are very worrisome and can even be a sign of cancer. You need to be seen and examined by a GYN as soon as possible. Good luck. Hope this is something simple and you feel better fast. ...Read more

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What can do for sore heal?

What can do for sore heal?

See answer: The best treatment will depend on the diagnosis of your heel pain. If you have a heel spur for example, then NSAIDS, rest, trying to use a soft insert, with an area that is cut out where the spur is, can keep the pressure off and help as well, etc. If is caused by plantar fasciitis, then another treatment option may be available etc. Get the foot assessed by a foot dr. and the best Tx will come. ...Read more

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How can I heal tailbone soreness?

How can I heal tailbone soreness?

See below: Sounds like you have coccydynia or 'tailbone pain'. This can occur with trauma to the tail bone, abnormally positioned coccyx, or poor sitting posture. Try using a good lumbar support to help shift your pelvis forward. This will put the pressure on your ischium. (bottom part of pelvic bone), and will shift the weight off of your coccyx (tailbone). ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what's the best way to heal a sore?

Not sure what type: Of sore, you are referring to -so my input is brief and basic. Keep it clean and dry. ...Read more

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How shall I heal this sore on my ankle?

How shall I heal this sore on my ankle?

SORE ANKLE OR SORE?: Is it a sore ankle or a sore on the ankle? Regarding the latter, if it's something that does not heal, or is changing in appearance. Start with your primary physician. If it's a sore ankle, see a podiatrist or foot/ankle orthopedist.
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Dr. Latva ...Read more

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How could I heal this sore on my ankle?

What sore?: If a sore has been present for some time you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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What can help my cold sore heal?

What can help my cold sore heal?

Cold sores: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) expedites healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation with lysine 1, 000mg orally three times a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. Your physician can prescribe oral valtrex (valacyclovir). Laser treatments are also used to treat cold sores. ...Read more