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Used Washing Wound
Jellyfish sting: Remove stingers by rinsing with seawater. Hot showers and ice packs can help relieve the pain. Avoid using urine, meat tenderizer, solvents such as ethanol, formalin or gasoline as these are unhelpful. More about marine animal stings: http://www.healthline.com/health/marine-animal-stings-or-bites#risks2 ...Read more
I was bitten by completely vaccinated dog, the wound is not deep and is surrounded by bruise, i put terramycin immediately after washing it, am i okay?
Fell on bike crossbar & got 2inch cut/tear on inside of labiaminora. Antibiotic cream&washing w/soap 3xday.Should i not walk much?What's healing time?
On 13-1-2014 i.E 8 days back my thumb nail got injured by a hook while washing clothes.
And on 15th the wound got swollen and painful.
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
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?
Wound below eye, how to avoid scarring? Using antibiotic ointment before sleep and washing face in morning. Worried about ointment getting in eye.
Breast abscess ruptured after fna. Shld i b doing some sort of wound care at home? --or rcving wound care clinically? Only washing and dressing now.
Unusual: It would be unusual to do a fna biopsy for a breast abscess, as that procedure is generally reserved for biopsy of a concerning solid breast lesion. Contact your doctor or surgeon for instructions. Antibiotics with open incision and drainage is a common treatment for an abscess. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I hv UTI im on prulofloxacin 600 been 2 days.went to pee and hv a new wound on my finger could proteus mirabilis enter my blood while washing my hand?
Not to worry: Although Proteus is a true infection, the likelihood of the bacteria entering the bloodstream is minimal. Antibiotics can typically steriize the urine within 24 hours, however, Proteus can be associated with kidney stones. It is important to rule out a kidney stone with an ultrasound of the kidney. If a stone is present, the bacteria can shed especially if they are resistant to the antibiotic. ...Read more
My son was circumcised on Wednesday last week (he is 12) around the wound is looking a bit yellowish although he has no fever and no pain urinating. We are washing 2x per day with salt water his check up is tomorrow but should we find a dr today?
Post circumcision: The ‘yellowish’ substance could be an exudate from the wound. This is urgent if there are signs of infection. He will need to see a doctor urgently if there are any features of active infection (eg. Pain, swelling, pus discharge, fever, change in color- very red or darkened). ...Read more
You can't: Either he enjoys doing this, or he has obsessive-compulsive disorder. If it bothers him, read up on this and ask, "Hey Bro, does it bother you having to wash your face so much? Here's something you might want to read. I love you regardless and maybe you can talk with your physician about this, but only if you want to." That's being a GREAT brother. ...Read more
Not common: Your pediatrician should be able to help you with examining those spots. Usually sweating or wearing clothes that have dried sweat on it will not increase more spots to form. Depending on the type of spots you have, the color, whether their flat or raise, whether they are pigmented or not pigmented, will determine the answer to your question of what it could be. So start there. Also, your doctor can take pictures of the spots, and keep that on your medical record. ...Read more
Wash your hands: Salmonella is foodborne. Avoid raw eggs (cookie dough, cake batter, homemade ice cream, egg nog), wash your hands before and after going to the bathroom, before and after preparing food (especially raw meats), before and after eating, any time you touch reptiles and birds or clean up animal feces, and any time you change someone's diaper. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer