Common "Wound" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


An injury that causes the skin to get torn or cut or punctured is called a wound. The different types of wound are open, closed, clean, contaminated, infected, and colonized.

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What does culture report showing Nocardia positive mean?

Query: Hello doctor, A few weeks ago I went to the doctor with an open skin wound on my face. It was cultured as it looked like a Staph infection and given antibiotics. I ended up putting raw, unfiltered honey on the wound and it cleared up in the next three days. There is only a small red scar now. The c...  Read Full »

Dr. Purohit Manish

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern, but I require some more information. What specimen you had given for culture and in how many days it came back positive? What are the antibiotics you had taken earlier? How did you get that skin wound?   Read Full »

How to manage a swollen and weeping wound on the shin in one of my family members?

Query: Hi doctor, One of my family members has a sore on the lower shin. It has not healed due to leg edema and continues to weep. It was dry for a week. The nurse was happy with its healing and granulation. But last night, it wept quite a bit with no pain, redness, or bleeding. It was just a clear liquid....  Read Full »

Dr. Arul Amuthan L

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. You must understand that the shin is the part of our body with less muscle. The bone is covered with just skin. So, the healing takes time when compared to other parts where the muscle is there. Another factor is ed...  Read Full »

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