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How can I encourage the healing of an open wound?
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Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Superfast healing
The trick is to avoid things that slow down healing.
Keep the wound covered and away from open air, avoid toxic substances like peroxide, alcohol, and betadine. Avoid anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin and advil (ibuprofen) as inflammation is important in healing. Protect the wound from stress and trauma. Dressing changes every other to every third day to allow your will and to do its thing.

In brief: Superfast healing
The trick is to avoid things that slow down healing.
Keep the wound covered and away from open air, avoid toxic substances like peroxide, alcohol, and betadine. Avoid anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin and advil (ibuprofen) as inflammation is important in healing. Protect the wound from stress and trauma. Dressing changes every other to every third day to allow your will and to do its thing.
Dr. Michael Miller
Dr. Michael Miller
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Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Wound edge clean
All sorts of wounds?Best keep the edges clean and free of scab.
Keep the area free of external detriments of healing, i'd recommend a bandage.

In brief: Wound edge clean
All sorts of wounds?Best keep the edges clean and free of scab.
Keep the area free of external detriments of healing, i'd recommend a bandage.
Dr. Robert Greer
Dr. Robert Greer
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