Fast healing for a cut or open wound.

Healing an open wound: Treatment and Medication

What is a wound? Any blunt force impact or injury from a sharp object can cause a wound. A wound compromises the skin’s surface and, therefore, can allow bacteria and other pathogens to enter the body. Quickly closing the gap in the skin and restoring its protective abilities is vital. Some medications can speed up healing for an open cut or wound while other factors can inhibit wound healing. Wounds can vary from superficial scrapes to deep puncture wounds. Deep wounds can injure tendons,...

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How Much Do Trimix Injections Cost?

Reviewed by Leann Poston M.D. on 9/8/20 One of the most frequently asked questions on the Internet today regarding the erectile dysfunction medication Trimix is, “How much do Trimix injections cost?”  It’s a reasonable question – after all, most healthcare-related things today seem to cost an (almost literal) arm and a leg.  While it’s not necessarily easy or straightforward to provide a simple answer to that question that is true for everyone, we’ll do our best to explain the basics...

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How Many Units of Trimix Should I Take?

Reviewed by Leann Poston M.D. on 9/8/20 The erectile dysfunction medication Trimix has been shown, time and time again, to be an effective remedy for men who haven’t had success with oral ED treatments.  It is available by prescription only and is a very powerful combination of three proven ED medications – phentolamine, papaverine, and alprostadil.  Trimix is delivered via injection.  There is no standard dosage, and it is usually incrementally tailored to the individual via...

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Trimix Injection Price

Trimix Injection Price Guide

Reviewed by Leann Poston M.D. on 9/8/20 Trimix is a highly effective treatment for erectile dysfunction.  It is only available with a prescription and is compounded – meaning, it is made from its constituent three medications – by a licensed compounding pharmacy, rather than being mass-produced directly by a drug company.  There are several reasons for this, especially the shelf life and storage requirements for Trimix.  However, this process can have an impact on Trimix injection...

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Medicine may decrease pain and swelling from a injury such as a ligament tear.

Treatment and medication (medicine) options for an injury

Prevention and first aid first In an ideal world, prevention would work 100% of the time, and a little ice and rest would take care of the rest. However, sometimes medication (medicine) is required to relieve the pain, swelling, and inflammation from injuries such as torn ligaments and groin injuries which do not heal as quickly as you would like. In those cases, you might want to know about any recent research on medication options available to decrease pain and swelling from an injury. Medications...

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Trimix Injection Side Effects

Your Guide to Trimix Injection Side Effects

Reviewed by Leann Poston M.D. on 9/8/20 Most men tend to experience some erectile dysfunction during their lifetime.  It becomes more common with age, as well as in men with underlying health conditions (which themselves become more common with age).  However, it’s a myth that erectile dysfunction only happens to older men.  While it is more common, otherwise healthy men can experience some ED, even severe ED, as early as their 20s.  Many men can improve their erectile...

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fast recovery from medical injuries

Common medical injuries in athletes and nonathletes

Most common types of injuries treated by medical professionals Common injuries treated by medical professionals vary by age group, sex, and preferred sports. Warming up, maintaining flexibility, varying your work-out, and gradually increasing your activity level can help prevent sports injuries such as sprains and strains and keep you out of your medical provider’s office. While you will probably feel comfortable treating some injuries at home, others may require emergency care. Fast...

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Cortisone injections are sometime used to teat shoulder bursitis.

Are cortisone injections for bursitis the best option?

Bursitis is an inflammation of the bursa, sacs of fluid which decrease friction between the moving parts in the body. Treatment options to reduce the pain and swelling of shoulder and hip bursitis have long included cortisone injections. Cortisone injections are also used for another injury called a triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) tear. You may wonder if there are more advanced options than cortisone injections to decrease the recovery time for shoulder or hip bursitis or triangular...

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Pain from a sprained ankle can affect the heel also

Ankle pain: sprained ankle, heel pain, or tendonitis?

Ankle sprains are the most prevalent injury of the musculoskeletal system, with an estimated one ankle sprain per 10,000 people each day. The ankles and feet support the weight of the body and are prone to overuse injuries leading to tendonitis and sprains and causing heel and ankle pain. The ankle allows you to run, jump, walk, and turn by providing stability. When the ankle is injured, you need relief from the pain and to know what is available to help you heal from ankle tendonitis or a sprained...

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Potential BPC-157 Side Effects

If you’re like most people, before you consider taking a drug, supplement, or treatment – whether prescribed or available over-the-counter – you want to get a sense of what kind of side effects might happen.  Understanding potential side effects, their frequency in testing, and any contraindications or conditions which would advise against you taking the drug is key to feeling comfortable with your decision.  Whether you evaluate that information on your own, or in consultation with...

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