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What are best over-the-counter products I can use for wound care?
13 doctors weighed in

Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
6 doctors agree
In brief: Honey
Honey for wounds called wound honey or medihoney heals wound quicker.

In brief: Honey
Honey for wounds called wound honey or medihoney heals wound quicker.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Robert Dorsey
Wound care
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends
It all depends on the severity of the wound.
Simple wounds can be taken care of by regular soap and water, antibiotic ointment and dressings. Make sure your tetanus status is up to date.

In brief: Depends
It all depends on the severity of the wound.
Simple wounds can be taken care of by regular soap and water, antibiotic ointment and dressings. Make sure your tetanus status is up to date.
Dr. Robert Dorsey
Dr. Robert Dorsey
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Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care
1 doctor agrees
In brief: OTC Wound Care
98% (a cynical guess) of the products that we use in wound care, including those otc are sterile when you open the package.
So with that said, using sterile or clean products on a wound won't particularly hurt a wound. Your question, however, is too broad to cover all the types of wounds in all the places that they could occur.

In brief: OTC Wound Care
98% (a cynical guess) of the products that we use in wound care, including those otc are sterile when you open the package.
So with that said, using sterile or clean products on a wound won't particularly hurt a wound. Your question, however, is too broad to cover all the types of wounds in all the places that they could occur.
Dr. Scott Bolhack
Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
In brief: Depends on the wound
There are a variety of wound care products available which can be obtained over-the-counter. There are various types of wounds, each requiring a different type of approach for optimal healing.
The type of product that one will need depends on the needs and type wound. Consult with your physician as to what would be best for you.

In brief: Depends on the wound
There are a variety of wound care products available which can be obtained over-the-counter. There are various types of wounds, each requiring a different type of approach for optimal healing.
The type of product that one will need depends on the needs and type wound. Consult with your physician as to what would be best for you.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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Dr. Khurram Khan
Wound care
In brief: There are none
There are multiple modalities and multiple strategies to get a wound closed but it takes a knowledgeable well trained specialist to know when to implement the appropriate treatment during the course of wound healing similar to a conductor leading an orchestra.
See a professional.

In brief: There are none
There are multiple modalities and multiple strategies to get a wound closed but it takes a knowledgeable well trained specialist to know when to implement the appropriate treatment during the course of wound healing similar to a conductor leading an orchestra.
See a professional.
Dr. Khurram Khan
Dr. Khurram Khan
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