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    Old 06-29-2005, 12:57 PM   #1
    res0zvle
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    Slow Wound Healing

    I have a tendency to heal very slowly after receiving a wound (cut, scrapes, etc). This isn't usually much of a problem unless the wound is in an exposed area. Currently I have a 1/2 inch in diameter abrasion on my palm that has taken several layers of skin off. The wound is healing but very slowly (its been about 2 months now). Is there any medication that might speed the healing process?

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    Old 07-02-2005, 09:30 PM   #2
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    Re: Slow Wound Healing

    Have you tried applying an antibiotic cream such as neosporin or bacitracin? Something else to try is bag balm. When I got a tattoo a few years ago the guy gave me a little container of it to help the "wound" heal.

     
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