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What Can I Use To Cure Cut On The Pinis
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 avoid trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected. Did this occur from sex, masturbation or some other cz? Checking with your doc is a good idea if it persists. ...Read more
Moisturing Cream!: I would recommend using mild soaps for bathing, dove is the best. Generous application of a moisturizing cream is extremely important. I like cetaphil cream the best. Not lotion, the cream! this should be applied after showering when skin is still moist, and then twice daily as well. Otc antihistamines like zyrtec (cetirizine) can help with the itching. For flares, you may need a prescription cream also. ...Read more
If it is an: actual scar - consider consultation with a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon. Take care. ...Read more
What can I use to prevent or cut the duration of a cold sore on its first stages? Please help i think one is on it way
Prevention: Cold sore or more specifically aphthous ulcer can be prevented by avoiding a common foam detergent found in most toothpastes called sodium laurel sulfate. Switching to biotene or other toothpaste not containing this ingredient can be the cure in preventing this painful condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Since I: Can't see it and don't know what it is, i suggest you mention it to your doctor at your next visit. ...Read more
Tincture of time.: Small cuts in the mouth heal pretty fast. Avoid irritating foods and drink. Rinse with a little salt water 4 times a day. Keep brushing and flossing. If increased pain, fever, won't even start to heal at all after 3 days, severe swelling,or cut is very large, go to ER. Tetanus immunization up to date? If not, get one within 72 hours. What happened anyway? When? ...Read more
Wax: Ask your dentist or orthodontist for dental wax. This wax is simply placed over the bracket and will prevent further irritation to the lip. Reapply often and over time the blister should resolve. If after three days the blister has not resolved consult your dentist. ...Read more
Just want to know how to properly treat a cut. I put a band aid and neosporin on it any chance of infection?
So I used shaving cream to remove hair from my testicles but it burned me what's the best tip I can get to cure this burn? Thank you
Leave it alone: Leave it alone and let the skin heal naturally and then never use that cream again. ...Read more
Can you tell me what you suggest if i cut my toenail all the way down to the cuticle part, and cut most of the infected nail off, how can I get it to grow baack healthy?
See below: This will be a long process since it takes almost 1 year to grow the toenail from base to tip. I would recommend a daily use of a liquid antifungal and make sure to use a cuticle stick to push the skin away from the nail to allow it to grow out ...Read more
It depends.: If you required sutures, and they were placed properly, you need to have them removed about ten to 14 days after they were placed. You want to avoid direct sun exposure to the scar for the next year. Starting about two weeks after your stitches have been removed, massaging a few minutes every day in the shower with shampoo or conditioner can help the scar settle down which may take a full year. ...Read more
Need more info: It really depends on how it happened, where it is on the bottom of your foot and how big it is as well as how long it has been there. In general, keeping it clean, and the skin edges together and giving it time to heal. Bottom of the foot has a lot of stress and the skin is different from the top. ...Read more
What can I do to treat the periorbital swelling on the eyes of my son. How can I make it go away?
Depends: Swelling around the eyes can be from several different things. Allergy can do it and is usually itchy. Kidney problems can do it and usually you will see swelling other places and have a sudden increase in weight. Infection can do it, but is usualy only on one side and is associated with fever. Liver disease can also cause it. See your md. ...Read more
Minor steam burn on index finger, about the size of a pea, what can I put on it to stop the burning and to prevent any infection?
Antibiotic ointment: It sounds like you have a very small 2nd-degree (i.e., partial-thickness) burn. You should keep it clean with washing and keep it gooped up with antibiotic ointment (e.g., bacitracin, polysporin, (bacitracin and polymyxin) neosporin, triple-antibiotic ointment) until it is healed, which will take a few days to up to 3 weeks. For the pain, use minor analgesics, such as Ibuprofen or acetaminophen. ...Read more
Natural Approach: An alternative to daily soap and water which can be drying or irritating to some wounds and expensive topical or oral antibiotics is to use honey. It has antibacterial properties rivaling some of today's antibiotics and has been used for centuries to heal wounds. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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