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Possibly: Anytime you pop a pimple with a pin or worse your nails the risk of an infection is there. Most often staph. At this point you may use warm soaks unless the area is getting worse, hot and tender then see a physician ...Read more
Popped blackhead & washed then put bacitracin on it so it wouldn't scarwhite head formed i popped then raised scab formed popped clear liquidwhat2do?
Skin abscess: In teenagers, it is not uncommon to suffer from acne. This can be related to a variety of normal growth issues, and also to physical activity, hygiene, and topical products used. I would typically not encourage multiple popping of blackheads or skin abscesses. The fingers could contaminate the wound further with other bacteria and cause a worse infection. Best to use soap and water regularly. ...Read more
Skin biopsy chin wound 2/6, while washing accidentally removed scab (very thin/moist hadn't noticed it) didnt tear/bleed. put bandaid + aquaphore. now its slightly indented & red. Effect on healin?
For what reason ?: And is the ointment made for intraoral use? Is the wound infected? See your physician if there is a problem with the healing.. The infection would not be on the surface, but in the deeper tissues. ...Read more
I popped huge pimple cluster on chin now it's open sore like a crater oozing the skin fell right off?
Radical orchadectomy.Went septic, second incision on scrotum to drain infected puss.Wound healed but pink bit protruding and oozing a little. Advice?
Skin biopsy chin wound, while washing accidentally removed some scab? (very thin/moist) didnt tear/bleed. put on bandaid + aquaphore. effect on healin
Take is easy: Knocking of a scab is not going to affect the healing or your health. 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. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. 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
If they are...: Absorbable, they will. If they are permanent, they will have to be removed. If they are not visible, they are probably absorbable. Ask your surgeon to be sure. ...Read more
Pimple on lip line, thought herpes, but no pain, tingling etc. Popped it, little puss, today had scab bit, underneath just bright red skin, justa zit?
Still Herpes.: See your pmd for proper evaluation and treatment. Partner can help. ...Read more
Probably: When biopsies are performed, there is usually scarring unless the biopsy can be done in the form of a superficial shave, which is not always practical for a lip biopsy. However, a biopsy of the lip can be done in such as a way that the scar is significantly camoflauged and once healed (6-12 months) will be difficult to discern from a natural contour of the skin. ...Read more
9/17/14 : accident on face above eyes, they putted stitches9/22/14: removed stitches10/05/14: today, should I do something for my scar or leave it?
Keep scar clean: Apply vitamin E or coco butter to keep the scar lubricated and itch free. You can cover it with silicone gel to avoid further irritation of the scar and promote healing. Use sunscreen out doors, later bleaching agents if the skin darkens in that area of scar. Hypertrophic scars will need consultung your Dermatologist for steroid injection or Laser resurfacing Hope this helps. ...Read more
Removed cyst from inner calves and wound re-opened after stitches removal. Will it keep bleeding?
Shaved pubic area, pimple with pus head, popped it. Pimple stays, then 5 small blisters on penis. Scabs form next day, heal in 6 days, wife has hsv2?
How will peroxide/bacitracin bth affect staph &or herpes or any puss filled draining sore on area above clitoris ...Started itchin then bump busted?
Depends: Peroxide will provide variable levels of killing for staph, and Bacitracin is an antibiotic against streptococcus; it has poor activity against staph. Neither will have any effect against herpes. If it was a boil you had, then the draining itself is probably therapeutic; if the redness/hard area extends, i would see a doctor for systemic antibiotics. ...Read more
Care for ingrown hair/cyst near genitals? Lump under skin popped, no fluids came out but small hole. Red/tender. Antibiotic cream and bandaid used.
It's best to: See your doc to make sure you don't get infected. Peace and good health. ...Read more