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What Can I Do To Treat Puncture Wound Of The Eyelid
Depends on cause: Cause is important. Site must be examined carefully for foreign materials, cleaned very thoroughly, any dead tissue removed from the full depth of the wound. Best to see physician due to risks of infection and problems. Immediately do your best to clean, rinse, perhaps use peroxide (dilute to 1/2 strgth), cover with antibiotic ointment and dressing and see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Observation: Unfortunately, puncture wounds tend to close vary rapidly so soap, water and topical treatments are essentially worthless. The problem is that the puncture pushes foreign material deep into the tissues and so not much can be done unless the problem materializes additional trauma from cleansing may worsen things. Make sure tetanus is ok and then watch carefully. Get to a doc for increased pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: It depends on the type of the cysts. We can get a stye which is the oil gland blockage on the lid margin. The cyst can be a different kind of skin oil gland or sebaceous gland. It also can be a fluid filled cyst. If its a stye heat pack can help. Majority of the time it requires surgical drainage or excision. ...Read more
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Several Things: You can apply ice to the area for 5 minutes or so at a time. In addition, you may take benadryl (diphenhydramine) and motrin. If you have a history of allergic reactions to this kind of thing be mindful of worsening local and systemic symptoms that may prompt need to see a physician in person for additional treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Direct pressure.: Superficial veins can cause bleeding. If this happens then you should elevate the area, apply direct pressure and compress the bleeding site with an ace bandage. If this does not control the bleeding then you should go to the er or your physician. ...Read more
Ice, time: Mosquito bites to the eyelid can be quite itchy and sometimes painful. Since the lid skin is loose (so the lid can move properly), any edema or inflammation can spread over a large area. Use ice to help it . Sometimes you might be helped with an oral antihistamine like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or chlorpheneramine. It will go away with time. ...Read more
What to do if I have a couple of deep wide acne scars and i really need to know what type of laser gets rid of them on the first treatment?
Acne scar: Skin resurfacing lasers can soften the appearance of some scars but will not be very effective against larger or deeper scars. Those may be best rates with excision. Recommend seeing a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more
Eye hemorrhage: If your are describing a redness confined to a segment of the white of one eye this may be a subconjunctival hemorrhage.These can be caused by trauma, coughing, straining, weight lifting but are most often occur with no noticeable cause. High BP and anticoagulant meds can potentiate these.These are often benign and require no treatment.Slight tenderness is common but pain/visual loss are not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Simple Care: 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 thin film of topical antibiotic several times a day to prevent it from sticking to your undies. It will heal fast. ...Read more
I have a boil near an eye and it causes the swelling of the portion, what to do to fasten the healing?
How do I get rid of a toe infection should I go to the doctors asap? The skin on the tour is peeling and there is pus and really bad pain what do I do
Go to urgent care/ER: If this is happening right now, the biggest risk you have is creating a cellulitis that spreads through the blood (sepsis) or gets into the underlying bone (osteomyelitis). The fact that there is pus means that there is an infection already. Drainage will probably part of your treatment as well as administration of antibiotics. Don't delay doing this...This can quickly turn on you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Simple Treatment: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do I cover my facial boil next to sideburn without spreading it to other areas? What kind of bandages should I use?
Hemorrhage on eye: Here i assume you are talking about a visible hemorrhage on the white of the eye (subconjunctival hemorrhage). These clear spontaneously, and eye drops generally do not help. It may shift in position and spread out and change color over a few days. Avoid rubbing the eye as this might cause further bleeding. Usually the cause is from straining, coughing, sneezing, or spontaneously overnight. ...Read more
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