Wound Healing

Wound healing is a process that replaces devitalized and missing cellular tissues due to the formation of a wound. Wound healing is classified into primary wound healing and secondary wound healing. There are four stages in the healing of a wound they are hemostasis, inflammatory, proliferative, and remodeling.

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The bruise on the face of my child has not healed yet. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,The bruise on the face of my child has not healed yet. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. Kindly answer the following questions. After trauma, has any investigation been done? Was there a fracture over the facial bone at the time of injury? Was any treatment taken? A bruise is because of the rupture o...  Read Full »

Do I need further treatment for my septic joint?

Query: Hi doctor, Before 10 days, I got a cut on my knee. Two days later, I swam in the contaminated water. Then, I realized that my knee was extremely red, inflamed, tender and spreading outward from the site of the cut (first image). I cleaned the wound with alcohol and did not seek treatment. The follow...  Read Full »


Dr. Naval Mendiratta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your history and the images (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Although it is still not clear how the wound happened, did you brush against something while swimming or was it some insect bite? Secondly, as you mentioned fresh wat...  Read Full »

The burn I got from a bike's silencer has not healed yet. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My arm got burned 15 days back from the silencer of my bike. I applied cream over it, but the wound did not heal, so I had to take tablets. Also, I applied coconut oil and medicine powder to it, but still, the wound has not healed. There is pus, itching, and pain. Kindly suggest me t...  Read Full »


Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. Your symptoms are most likely due to an infected wound which causes bad healing and may lead to a permanent scar. In addition, the bacterial infection may spread to other nearby tissues. Therefore, I would suggest the f...  Read Full »

I am a 77-year-old with a leg injury; even after applying a bandage and keeping it dry, the wound has not healed yet. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 77-year-old woman who weighs 123 lbs with no health issues. I injured my leg in the tibia area 17 days ago and now have a triangular wound. I poured Hydrogen peroxide on it and then bandaged it with vaseline. The bandage has never gotten wet, but the wound is still not healed. The s...  Read Full »


Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. From your description, your wound must have healed after 17 days. Delayed wound healing in non-diabetic individuals could be due to infection or inappropriate dressing and bandage. However, kindly send me some clear ...  Read Full »

I have yellow ball on inside of cheek after wisdom tooth removal. What is it?

Query: Hello doctor,I recently got my wisdom tooth out and noticed a yellow ball on the inside of my cheek. I am not sure if this is scarring or healing tissue or if it is an infection.  Read Full »


Dr. Geethanjali. S. S

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, I would like to appreciate you for the clearest picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity) you have attached to your complaint. Next, my question would be, how long has it been since you removed the wisdom tooth, and did you visit your dentist aft...  Read Full »

I had a third-degree burn due to motorcycle silencer. Why is it not improving?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24 year old male. I had a third-degree burn on my right feet because of motorcycle silencer. I got it treated with dressing for two weeks. They said the dead skin needs to be debrided. Then, they said there is infection and bone exposed. Now, I am using NPWT machine for two week...  Read Full »


Dr. Pavan N Murdeshwar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Silencer burn is a contact burn which is usually superficial and proper dressing and management would not have let the burns go so deep. In the pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it is clear that the bone is exposed and is a bit infected and i...  Read Full »

Why has my foot injury not healed post accident?

Query: Hello doctor, I had an accident five months ago and had an injury on my left foot. Since then until now, it is not fully healed. Please see the photos of the injury attached and please tell if it is normal or is there something that went wrong.  Read Full »


Dr. Ajit Kumar Varma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the attachments (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The fact that your injury is over five months old, yet to heal, suggests two possibilities. Either there is a foreign body as a small stone, metal piece and the like, which will pr...  Read Full »

I think I have skin necrosis after a cyst removal surgery. Or is it just infection?

Query: Hello doctor, I got a cyst removed from my breast and now I think I have skin necrosis. It seemed to be healing fine but I thought the stitches dissolved a bit soon. First, I had a huge bruise, then I got a scab off to the side of the incision. The scab went away within a couple days and skin seems ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sushil Kakkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have noted your concern and I have viewed the image (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It seems like the wound has got infected. I would suggest a course of an oral antibiotic either Amoxicillin or Cephalexin for a week or 10 days. Consult your spec...  Read Full »

I have a small tear from my trouser zip. Please suggest medicines to heal this.

Query: Hi doctor, I obtained a small tear from a trousers zip some years back. Although the incision is minor, the inside skin tends to appear randomly. This has affected my confidence immensely. I am not sexually active, and I am single. I have also tested for urinary tract infections, but all results hav...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. A few years back, it must have healed by now. The tear usually heals within a week, and the wound gets completely normal in three months. The zipper tear can create trauma, and we get worried when every time tries to close the zip. It would...  Read Full »

Would you please suggest me a treatment for the pain in my big toe?

Query: Hi doctor, I had hurt my big toe against something, and the tip of the big toe pains, when I touch it. Would you please suggest a treatment so that I can get rid of the pain?  Read Full »


Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query, and I can understand your concern. I saw the pictures you have attached (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). There is a little gap on the medial side of the toe between toenail and skin, along with reddish-brown discolorat...  Read Full »

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