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How can I treat torn skin?

How can I treat torn skin?

Torn Skin Issues: "torn skin" or any break in the skin is at risk for infection. If the wound is superficial enough then a bandage with antibacterial ointment should be sufficient. If the wound is deeper, it might require more care such as oral antibiotics or even sutures to close it. If the wound oozes pus, has an intense odor, or is red/inflamed, it is important to have it looked at by a healthcare professional. ...Read more

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Is it okay to wear a torn contact for a day or two?

Is it okay to wear a torn contact for a day or two?

NO!: A torn or damaged contact can injure the cornea without you even knowing it's doing that! Not a good idea! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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How long does a torn rotator take to heal on it's own?

See details: Tears, especially complete tears, do not heal on their own. Partial tears often improve with time. ...Read more

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Will a compression sleeve help with a torn rotary cuff?

Will a compression sleeve help with a torn rotary cuff?

Rotator cuff: I would think no anatomy shoulder and torn muscle highly unlikely any real pain relief nor improvement in function. ...Read more

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Ab injury, think it's torn drs can't find anything been multiple tests.Been using ice for relief for weeks its been months of pain. Any more I can do?

Ab injury, think it's torn drs can't find anything been multiple tests.Been using ice for relief for weeks its been months of pain. Any more I can do?

See a: PHYSIATRIST (EXPERT in MUSCULOSKELETAL disorders!) for an EXACT DIAGNOSIS.. Even a "tear" of an abductor or abdominal (AB) muscle should be feeling better by now!! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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What is torn retina?

What is torn retina?

A hole : A torn retina increase ones risk for retinal detachment which is a sight threatening condition of not repaired. A tear can usually be treated with laser in the office lasting a few minutes. ...Read more

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Symptoms of torn retina?

Symptoms of torn retina?

Flashes and floaters: Typically patients will note flashing lights particularly at night. They may also note floating 'specks' in their vision caused by loose bits of the vitreous gel at the back of the eye. Some may note a curtain over a peripheral part of the vision. All these call for an immediate dilated eye exam by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Torn spleen, what to do now?

Torn spleen, what to do now?

See a surgeon ...: promptly. General or trauma surgeons care for patients with abdominal injuries, including splenic lacerations. Many stable patients can be treated with bedrest and observation, and the spleen will scar back together. Unstable patients go to operation with either removal of the spleen (splenectomy) or repair of the spleen (splenorrhaphy). ...Read more