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Change bandage: Remove the bandage over the stitches, before showering, if you have been cleared to wash the surgical site by your surgeon. If the wound is not allowed to get wet yet, then do a sponge bath or try to cover the area with plastic wrap to keep it dry first. Do not keep a wet bandage on a healing wound. ...Read more
Having shoulder sx Fri. Last sx had onQ ball.Tegaderm dressing.xsessive wet,blistering. Not sure if tape or med in port. What to tell them? Need med.
Open chest surgery wound changed today - wiped with iodine. Now bandage is wet & yellow. Is this ok? Previous dressing was dry.
Can knee arthroscopy incisions get wet in shower? Internal sutures, portals covered with steri-strips and adhesive. Need waterproof dressing?
Im Diabateic on dialysis Just had below knee leg amputation because of wet gangrene, can I apply manuka honey dressing on amputation wound for healing?
Yes but: in general yes, depend do you have an open wound or the wound is closed and you want to speed up the healing because of your diabetes, actually honey dressing have been very popular for wound healing. It is always better to check with the surgeons that performed the surgery to make sure that there is no objection. ...Read more
Excessive Discharge: it could just be a normal discharge if there is no irritation, smell or color to it. Some women just produce a lot of vaginal secretions. This is especially true in pregnancy. If you need to wear a panty liner for comfort. If you are concerned about an infection see your doctor ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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