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Posted 3 Aug 2015 by • 3 answers
Hello. I recently accidentally cut my right hand below my index with a knife. The wound was deep (1 cm). When I went to the hospital the doctor asked me to move my finger and so I did.Then the wound was stitched. My question is can the blood vessels that were cut beneath the skin heal themselves? ...
Posted 1 day 11 hours ago by • 1 answer
I have no insurance and diabetes the wound is on my foot?
Posted 7 days ago by • 0 answers
I have nerve damage in my upper right arm from a gunshot wound, I was doing ok with range of motion and strength until I started using Nortriptyline, I was on it for 2 weeks, 2- 25mg daily. at the same time I started with 5lb dumbbell weight training coupled with 2-3 mile light runs. My strength ...
Posted 8 days ago by • 0 answers
Was in the hospital for 7 Days getting antibiotics 3 weeks earlier for taking the wrong antibiotics have open wounds and scabs on both feet and I have bereavement should I apply this to the debridement area and the scabbed area I'm taking Bactrim ds twice a day for the last 6 weeks
Posted 21 Dec 2017 by • 1 answer
I've been prescribed Keflex for a spider bite infection. Can I open the capsule & put the powder directly on the weeping wound?
Posted 26 Dec 2017 by • 0 answers
11/17 went to see my primary doctor for skin infection on my cheek, she put me on Cephalexin for 7 days, but my wound wasn’t healing so she put me on Amoxicillin for 6 days and the wound was infected on 12/8 so, my doctor prescribed Sulfamethoxazole 800mg / Trimethoprim 160mg (Bactrim DS) to ...
Posted 23 Dec 2017 by • 1 answer
Dog punture wound in arm muscle with tetanus shot next day started causing muscle weakness both arms glutes and thighs gradually immobiluzing me. Jaw pain neck stiffness sleepiness weight loss muscle weakness and pain 10. Low grade fever night sweats. 7 hrs in ER and multiple tests were negative ...
I have an open wound from surgery and it won't heal I always use bag balm before for everything can?
Posted 31 Oct 2017 by • 1 answer
I have an open wound that has yellow coming out of it from surgery but no smell but it is sore and now the skin is starting to turn yellow can I use bag balm in and around this wound?
Posted 19 Oct 2017 by • 0 answers
I'm allergic to penicillin, erythromycin and Keflex. I also had a reaction to Bactrim (rash and vomiting) and Silverdine (rash and itching around the wound). What can I safely use for a skin wound? I've been cleaning it out with Hibiclense and it's looking great, just would like to ...
Posted 15 Nov 2017 by • 0 answers
The wound is on hock of leg, was large like golf ball. Now level, clean, but open. I reapply bandage every 3 days. What is next treatment plan?
Posted 4 Oct 2017 by • 0 answers
I have a small open wound on my forward and it is not healing. I injured a small mole and since taking januvia, it doesn't seem to want to heal.
Posted 7 Oct 2017 by • 0 answers
I fell on April 29 this year. I sustained a wound on my left calf. I was hospitalized for a week and sent to a nursing home with a wound vac. At the end of June I began weekly visits to a wound care center. I keep getting pseudomonas. I was put on oral Levaquin for 10 days 3 times. It would go away ...
I recently got my hand cut by a knife. The cut was between my thumb and index finger about 1cm deep?
Posted 23 Jul 2017 by • 2 answers
I have been cleaning the wound with soap and water. I also applied neosprin to the wound and a bandage with gauze wrap around my thumb. I think I might of cut a nerve and an artery from the knife. Now my thumb has been numb ever since it happened. This is the third day and I haven't seen any ...
Wound Infection - I am spinal cord injured, have infected pressure sore today they said I had green?
Posted 3 Aug 2017 by • 2 answers
Posted 29 Aug 2017 by • 0 answers
My wound is on my tummy under my belly button.