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Wet dressing ok over stitches?

Wet dressing ok over stitches?

Generally no: Keep dressings over healing wounds dry. If the bandage gets wet, change it. You can apply something like neosporin lightly over the wound for added protection. ...Read more

Wet Dressing (Definition)

A wet dressing is something placed on a wound to keep the bed moist. Usually saline solution or a hydrocolloid gel is used to maintain moisture on the wound, increasing the ability for the healing factors to ...Read more


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Wet dressing over stitches when showering. What to do?

Wet dressing over stitches when showering. What to do?

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

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What is the definition or description of: wet dressing?

What is the definition or description of: wet dressing?

Moist gauze: A wet dressing is something placed on a wound to keep the bed moist. Usually saline solution or a hydrocolloid gel is used to maintain moisture on the wound, increasing the ability for the healing factors to effectively close the wound. ...Read more

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Wet dressing over stitches or regular dry bandaid; which is better?

Wet dressing over stitches or regular dry bandaid; which is better?

Ointment: Apply some ointment (does not necessarily need to be antibiotic ointment) and cover. You don't want it to actually be wet with water. ...Read more

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Is it healthier/safer to soak nuts before eating them?

Is it healthier/safer to soak nuts before eating them?

Preference: Most people soak nuts in order to sprout them. Sprouting causes an increase in the enzymes that the seed puts out for the growth process. The people that are heavily into Raw foods and healing do this. Also, soaking almonds overnight and then peeling the skin next morning makes great Almond Milk. ...Read more

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What causes a wet anus?

What causes a wet anus?

Sh*t + Fart = Shart: The anus is a rather remarkable muscle able to differentiate solid from liquid from gas. In fact, when healthy, one can pass gas while retaining stool. However, if you watch enough adolescent movies, you'll see scenes where someone loses control. Weight loss medication, orlistat, is well known to cause "oily spotting" & inability to control bowel movement. if this doesn't answer your Q, write back ...Read more

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Could you have orthodontal headgear wet?

Let it dry: If the fabric part of your headgear got wet let it dry thoroughly before wearing it again. ...Read more

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Shouuld i be wearing nappies if i wet the bed?

Shouuld i be wearing nappies if i wet the bed?

Maybe: If you have not had this evaluated it would be good to seek out a consultation with your doc.After treatable causes have been excluded, you need to do what works for you.At least 1% of adults bed wet in the US for no apparent reason.Other cultures/populations vary. There are measures that reduce urine formation at night and some treatments that may help. Talk with your doc. ...Read more

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What are wet dreams like?

What are wet dreams like?

It varies: Anybody can have a wet dream (nocturnal orgasm). They are more common in men. Unresolved sexual tension or stimulation makes it more likely for you to have a wet dream. More frequent intercourse or masturbation may help. The good news, is they are not harmful. No side effects. ...Read more

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How to heal my wet cough?

How to heal my wet cough?

Cough : depends on reasons for cough - allergy, infection , smokers cough. , med related ? Check with ur doctor as X-ray chest is recommended also. ...Read more

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Why am i having wet dreams?

Why am i having wet dreams?

Wet dreams: Wet dreams can be frequent in teen males if they have less ejaculations and a lot of sexual stimulations as they have a lot of stored seminal fluids, it is less common in married males with regular sexual relations. ...Read more

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What to do about wet dreams?

What to do about wet dreams?

Wet dreams: Caused by build up of semen which is continuously beiong produced in healthy men. You can either live with them, masturbate on a regular usually infrequent basis or find a partner with whom to have sex. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a wet cough, what to do?

I have a wet cough, what to do?

Cough: In general, a symptom of coughing can first be addressed by over the counter measures. Cough specific syrups or tablets are readily available. Decongestant medicines can help if the cough is related to sinus drainage. Giving the cough ample time to clear is advisable but if you develop fevers, shortness of breath, chest pains, or bloody sputum, it may be time to see your doctor. ...Read more

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How to make my private area wet?

How to make my private area wet?

A couple of ways : generally a woman will get lubrication in her private areas from psychological visual her physical stimulation there's a lot of information online available on this or at the bookstore ...Read more

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Epsom salts to soak a skin wound?

Epsom salts to soak a skin wound?

Rules for healing: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation ( red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin, advil) are bad. Cover the area with a clean dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected. ...Read more

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Wat are the reasons of wet dreams?

Wat are the reasons of wet dreams?

A man of puberty : Who is now making a certain amount of testosterone starts to make sperm every day. His body can only store so much before it must be released either by sex or masturbation or if not the body will do it by itself during sleep in what is called a wet dream. ...Read more

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At what age should a girl get wet?

At what age should a girl get wet?

I guess: You mean vaginally? If so the answer is at puberty. ...Read more

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How can you stop having wet dreams?

No good way: There is no good way to prevent them. However, age 49 is a little old to keep having them. ...Read more

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Until what age male have wet dreams?

Until what age male have wet dreams?

Very variable: In most cases wet dreams cease when boys or men either masturbate or have sex on a regular basis. They continue indefinitely into middle age or later in absence of conscious ejaculation by either method. Some men continue, in spit of above from anger active Cowper's gland or spontaneous discharge of ejaculatory duct. Latter can result from erotic dreams or thoughts. ...Read more