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Can a small oozing wound caused by edema by treated with

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can a small oozing wound caused by edema by treated with something over the counter.
I am a caregiver and am afraid seeing a doctor will interrupt this caregiving
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 7 months ago.

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Yes you can get hydrocolloid dressing or calcium alginate dressing materials from the over the counter to dry the wounds well.

Use Petrolatum jelly to avoid dry skin as well.
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