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Why do I have inflammed scar from catscratch?

Why do I have inflammed scar from catscratch?

Possibly infection.: Bartonella henselae is the bacteria that causes car scratch fever. This is more likely a local infection by a simple staph or an inflammatory response. Try washing the area well and covering it with neosporin. ...Read more

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Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more


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What is a very good cream for a cat scratch so it will not to turn into a scar?

What is a very good cream for a cat scratch so it will not to turn into a scar?

Wound care: Keep the wound clean with gentle soap and water, place a small amount of antibiotic ointment on the wound, followed by a clean dressing. Do this 2x/day. Once there is no more scabbing or crusting, you can switch to a product like scar fade or scar recovery gel to promote faster healing and a less noticeable scar. ...Read more

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2 inch scar-like indentation on the back of my leg behind knee. Mild inflammation/pain feeling. What could this be?

2 inch scar-like indentation on the back of my leg behind knee. Mild inflammation/pain feeling. What could this be?

Knee pain: pain behind the knee with swelling could mean an inflamed vein or thrombophlebitis. I would try a cool compress/water to apply on the leg and also would try an anti inflammatory like motrin or advil (ibuprofen) as needed. If you have persistent pain or trouble breathing it might indicate a more serious problem and you should see your doctor about it. Best to see your doctor about it. good luck! ...Read more

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How would tka with aggressive pt cure primary arthrofibrosis? Wouldn't adhesions just reform within & aggressive pt causes inflammation = more scar

How would tka with aggressive pt cure primary arthrofibrosis? Wouldn't adhesions just reform within & aggressive pt causes inflammation = more scar

Is worth trying: Pt will help your body break those adhesions through exercise, modalities and manual work. The main thing is for therapy to re-establish normal range of motion and strength. The end point for inflammation is to heal, not to cause more scar. Scar formation is highly determined by your genetics. www.otwithmd.com. ...Read more

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Is there any way to restore or fix blood vessels leading to the testicle if they have been scarred from inflammation?

Is there any way to restore or fix blood vessels leading to the testicle if they have been scarred from inflammation?

Testicle blood suppl: If you still have a testicle that means the blood supply is still intact and nothing needs to be done even if you have had inflammation in the testicle. ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies to quickly reduce acne scars on face and stop acne inflammation?

What are some natural remedies to quickly reduce acne scars on face and stop acne inflammation?

NONE: If you go into the typical herb store they will take your money & send you home with a useless product. Don't be a sucker. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Shoulder bursa sac ruptured 7 yr ago, new image shows no fluid, scar tissue, and inflammation. Did steroid injection, fluid leaking, what can help?

Shoulder bursa sac ruptured 7 yr ago, new image shows no fluid, scar tissue, and inflammation. Did steroid injection, fluid leaking, what can help?

Pain specialist : It's time to see a pain specialist. There are lots of other options, perhaps something like a spinal stimulator that blocks pain signals from getting to your brain, would make you more comfortable. ...Read more

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My doctor prescribed me hirudoid gel for my acne scars...I heard its for inflammation, bruises, pain etc. Can it be used for acne scars?

My doctor prescribed me hirudoid gel for my acne scars...I heard its for inflammation, bruises, pain etc. Can it be used for acne scars?

Maybe: This isn't a usual treatment as it contains a drug similar to Heparin which dissolves clots. That's why it is good for bruises or inflammation associated with clots. Maybe your doctor thinks your acne is hemorrhagic?Why don't you ask him why he uses it and what his experiences show. If what he says doesn't make sense, you can always seek a second opinion. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Press
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Scarring (Definition)

A scar is the result of the body healing. It is the end product of a long cascade of signals and cellular repair that takes approximately a year to complete, and a lifetime to maintain. It is a normal process that occurs whenever ...Read more


Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Scars (Definition)

A scar a condition in which an injury (a cut, ...Read more