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Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Wounds (Definition)

A wound is a condition in which a person has some trauma to part of his body in which the surface of the skin or some other organ has been broken open. Wounds include clean cuts, jagged cuts, avulsions (ripping away) of ...Read more


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Have a stab wound with staples. Every morning when waking it hurts other than that the pain isn't much. Why is that?

Have a stab wound with staples. Every morning when waking it hurts other than that the pain isn't much. Why is that?

U need 2 explain-: -Ur question better. Stabbed with a staple like with a staple gun, or stabbed with something else & was closed with staples. Also was whatever stabbed U clean or dirty & if so, what with. ...Read more

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How would you treat a stab wound by yourself?

How would you treat a stab wound by yourself?

I wouldn't ---: I am knowledge about treating stab wounds but i know that the outcome can be bad when we seek to treat our own trauma wounds. A physician can probe depth of wound, debride if needed, prescribe antibiotics if indicated, provide a tetanus shot, and suture. Can you do all those things for yourself? What will you do if the wound becomes infected or bleeds? ...Read more

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Please answer! what plants heal a stab wound?

WHy plants ?: 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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How can I disinfect a stab wound?

No need to: 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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How can you disinfect a stab wound?

How can you disinfect a stab wound?

Stab wounds: Care of stab wounds depends on location, depth, contamination. If you are an outpatient with a low risk wound, okay to wash with mild soap and water, pat dry and cover with clean gauze. However, best to get checked, minor er or your regular doc to start. Be well. ...Read more

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Stab wound first aid, what should I do?

Apply pressure: To actively bleeding wound and call 911. ...Read more

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How long can you be in the hospital for a stab wound?

How long can you be in the hospital for a stab wound?

Depth and impact: A stab wound is created when a sharp blade ruptures the skin and deeper tissues. The injury can damage adjacent tissues and organs which are interconnected and interrelated. Loss of blood, severity of damage to adjacent organs all affect healing process. Timing can be days, weeks, months until any real return to "normal" is identified. In short, the depth/severity of any stab wound is the answer. ...Read more

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Would someone with mild hemophilia survive a stab wound to the shoulder?

Would someone with mild hemophilia survive a stab wound to the shoulder?

Stab wound: Yes it depends on the depth of the wound and any vascular structures that are damaged. ...Read more

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How deadly is a stab wound to the diaphragm?

Fairly: The diaphragm, itself, can be injured without deadly consequences. However, since it is located literally in the center of the body, (immediately next to the liver, spleen, stomach, aorta, vena cava, lungs and the heart), it is hard to injure the diaphragm without injuring one or more of these critical structures. If the diaphragm, itself, is not repaired a serious hernia through it can result. ...Read more