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Treatments For Skin Tear
Have had cracked peeling lips since childhood. Tried all chap sticks and nothing works. Thin layer of skin tears right off. Cause and treatment?
2 fold: First you need mental health treatment to stop this type of behavior. It is usually due to anxiety and this can cause atopic dermatitis. Discuss this in detail with your doctor. Second you need first aid initially then long term treatment to help heal it and avoid infection. Clean it thoroughly using hydrogen peroxide and apply neopsporin until you see a doctor. ...Read more
Therapy vs repair: Not all rotator cuff tears are treated the same. Factors such as age of patient, age of the tear, size of tear, location of the tear, and most importantly the symptoms of the patient all help determine the best course of treatment. A trial of nonoperative management with therapy and perhaps an injection is the usual 1st line of treatment. Surgery may be indicated if nonoperative treatment fails. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Skin Burn: Silvadene cream, known generically as silver sulfadiazine, is a prescription medication used on the skin to treat some infections. Silvadene creates a seal that acts as a barrier to infection. The cream is mainly used to treat burns, especially second- and third-degree burns. ...Read more
Tearing: Tearing is most often due to reflex tearing due to ocular irritation. This is often due to allergies, dry eye, blepharitis, rosacea, foreign body, and many other causes. Try artificial tears, warm compresses and ointment at night. If no improvement or worsening, see an eye doctor. Tearing can also be related to blocked tear drainage system.Which needsfurther evaluation as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
superfast healing: Fortunately children heal very quickly due to their excellent health and circulation. Any torn skin should be immediately replaced back over the open area and held in place using either adhesive strips or stitches. Leaving wounds open to the air is bad bad bad and slows down healing. Keep this area covered and protected and it will heal rapidly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dermatologist: Anything growing rapidly should be checked out by a qualified dermatologist, and if necessary, biopsied or removed. The sooner the better. ...Read more
That's such a broad: question. some homemade products are ok. but purchased products are typically much more advanced so i would not do homemade if you are looking for anti aging. But if you want a mask for your skin, some homemade products are fine ...Read more
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