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Why Wound Healing Itch
Had a simple vulvectomy 5 wks ago-area of over-granulation tissue removed-no VIN. Wound healing well altho 1 stitch opened. Still have pain- normal?
Wound healing is a field of study in which a person looks at factors that helps wounds heal and factors that are harmful to wounds trying to heal, in order to find the best treatment for each wound. Wounds can be from infections, surgeries, accidents, etc... Poorly healing wounds can occur where there is inadequate blood circulation, such ...Read more
Histamine release: Whenever tissue is subject to trauma, the body initiates an inflammatory response as part of the healing process. Several different types of cells are released into the bloodstream and make their way to the wound where healing is initiated. Among these are mast cells which release histamine. It is the histamine which causes the wound to itch. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had tick pulled out 3 weeks ago but now there is a lump and itches. Should i be concerned? Treatment?
Tick: Generally the rash from lyme (erythema migrans) does not itch and is not raised. What could cause a bump and itch is if part of the tick was left in and is causing an inflammatory reaction or your body is mounting a local allergic reaction to the body part. I would check to make sure some to the tick was not left behind. Should also have blood work for lyme anyway. ...Read more
I got a 2nd degree partial thickness burn on nose 10 months ago. Still itches and hurts. Does this mean that it is still healing.
Doctor my skin itches me (sort of a prick) and it sort of burns (it turns hot)
what could be the cause and the possible treatment.
I was in a car accident and severed some nerves in my forehead. It's still numb but gets shooting pains and itches. Signs of nerve healing?
I have been using vagasil in my clitoris since I had a tiny cut which is now healing I think. It burns when I wipe. Why? My butt also itches.
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