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What is the best treatment for a scratch on the cornea?

What is the best treatment for a scratch on the cornea?

See ophthalmologist: Corneal scratches are quite painful. They can rarely get infected if the agent causing the scratch was contaminated. However tears are very anti-bacterial which helps. Treatment includes topical moisturizers, a therapeutic contact lens in some cases and anti-pain medication if needed. Uncomplicated scratches develop a new skin in 24 hours typically. If longer, see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

Rakes Small Object (Definition)

Raking small objects is a developmental milestone that most children meet when by ...Read more


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What is the best treatment for a broken back?

What is the best treatment for a broken back?

Be seen by an : Orthopedic surgeon or neurosurgeon who can correctly diagnose the fracture type and assess for any stability and neurologic issues and base the appropriate treatment on this evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the lifespan of a ringworm and what is the fastest way to take care of it?

What is the lifespan of a ringworm and what is the fastest way to take care of it?

Have it evaluated: Make sure that is indeed what it is as it could be some other skin condition. Have it evaluated. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a little baby with ringworm?

Topical medication: Topical meds are usually effective and oral are stressful to the yong liver and are not recommended. ...Read more

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If one is diagnosed with a small invasive cancer of the breast, what is the best thing to do?

If one is diagnosed with a small invasive cancer of the breast, what is the best thing to do?

Find a good surgeon: Early breast cancer is managed by surgeons with help from radiotherapists and medical oncologists in most cases. But the first decision should be about breast surgery options - lumpectomy with radiation or mastectomy with or without reconstruction (any of these options may be followed with chemotherapy later. Find an experienced breast surgeon that you are comfortable with. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a heat blister on the hand?

What is the best treatment for a heat blister on the hand?

Puncture it: Take a pin and sterilize it with a match and then wipe off with alcohol. Poke one or two holes in the blister, but do not peel the blister off. This will drain the blister, but leave the outer skin as a protective covering. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for red dots in the mouth?

What is the best treatment for red dots in the mouth?

Depends on cause.: These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Consult with your dentist. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for stepping on a rusty nail?

What is the best treatment for stepping on a rusty nail?

Clean/ tetanus: Medical assessment. The wound should be cleansed and dried. Antibiotics are some times needed as well as tetanus shot if it has been more than 10 years since your last one. Dirty puncture wounds have significant risk for infection. ...Read more

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What is the best alternative for treatment of a hard lump in my testicles without going for surgery ?

What is the best alternative for treatment of a hard lump in my testicles without going for surgery ?

Don't have such fear: A hard lump in your testicle is serious business. First the urologist will probably order an ultrasound test. If highly suspicious intervention can save your life. A famous olympic athlete had surgery to remove the hard lump (it was cancer) followed by chemo and he was able to win a gold medal in his sport. If your lump is not cancer then you can rest easy with that knowledge. ...Read more

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What is the very best way to care for a crushed finger?

What is the very best way to care for a crushed finger?

Crushed fingers: Can have fractures, thus xrays are important. In the absence of fracture, joint and tissue swelling needs to be addresseda sit can impair function and apporpriate methods to cntrol swelling and pain and splinting while still emphsizing motion at the right time are all important, a hand surgeon will often refer severe crush injuries even those without fracture to a hand therapists early to help. ...Read more

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What is good to treat a bite with? Unsure of the source

What is good to treat a bite with? Unsure of the source

Go see ur family doc: Warmth/heat is a good start for infections (while ice/cold is good for injuries). Without knowing anything more about bite (location, depth, source, etc), it's difficult to make any more recommendations. Best to have your family doc evaluate bite to determine if treatment (besides warmth & washing area) is even necessary. If it's been more than 10yrs since Tetanus vaccine, get that updated. ...Read more

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Considering only homemade options what is the best way to disinfect a wound?

Considering only homemade options what is the best way to disinfect a wound?

Disinfectants: Rubbing alcohol and 3% hydrogen peroxide are 2 ways to disinfect wounds. Honey has been used for thousands of years as a disinfectant as it produces hydrogen peroxide chemically and provides somewhat of a barrier because of its viscosity. ...Read more

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What is the best way two care for a scraped knee to prevent infection?

What is the best way two care for a scraped knee to prevent infection?

Wash and cover: Wash it gently with soapy water, then cover it, at least until a scab has formed. You can also use antbiotic ointment if you want. ...Read more

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What is a good treatment for a scratch on the cornea?

What is a good treatment for a scratch on the cornea?

See an eye doctor!: They will see how deep and long/big it is, and treat it based on size and pain level too. The cornea is very sensitive to pain. They may use a contact lens bandage or an eye patch depending on what's needed, along with specific eye drops needed. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for bug bits?

What is the best treatment for bug bits?

Prevention: Prevention is key in avoiding bug bites. The treatment is usually based on the type of bug involved and most of the time is symptomatic, ie: itching, pain, etc. Would not suggest any topical or local treatment since this is already an area of inflammation. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a baby with exzma?

What is the best treatment for a baby with exzma?

Eczema: Hydration is key for treatment and prevention. Your child should have a daily bath, and a good moisturizer, such as cerave, should be applied immediately after the bath. To treat eczema flare ups, normally, a topical steroid preperation is used. Depending on the severity of the flare up, oral antibiotics and/or oral steroids maybe needed. Prevention is key. ...Read more

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What is the best solution to get rid of a medium indention mark on nose...Is plastic surgery the best or only option?

What is the best solution to get rid of a medium indention mark on nose...Is plastic surgery the best or only option?

Not necessarily: Small irregularities on the nose (and face) can often be treated most effectively and efficiently with injection of a filler such as Restylane (dermal fillers) or juvederm. Though these are temporary, they will tend to last for 6-12 months in the nose, can be injected in the office with local anesthesia, and do not require an operating room. Surgery can always be an option, but i would try the fillers first. ...Read more

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What is the best way to take care of a scabbed scrape.

'Don't pick it!': Really not much is necessary, our designer created an excellent system for repair. You might occasionally put a topical antibiotic / vaseline / skin cream on it so it does not become too hard, but otherwise, just do your best to leave it in place until it is ready to fall off. ...Read more

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What is the best type of pillow to buy for a child who is a stomach sleeper?

What is the best type of pillow to buy for a child who is a stomach sleeper?

None!: Although most people use them, pillows really aren't good for our backs and necks, and can worsen our posture. Especially for a child who sleeps face down, i'd recommend not using any pillow at all. ...Read more