esther-l at alumni.virginia.edu
Mon Nov 24 09:22:12 PST 2003
It depends. Someone who's a diabetic is more prone to infection, and thus
has to be more careful. Depending what type of sock/liner/whatever goes
next to the skin, a bandaid may be too thick and may chafe skin at the
edges. If you use a liner, there are rules about what cream/lotion
the antibiotic ointment can have.
It's probably best to visit the prosthetist, and ask how to treat, what
to use, and see whether the prosthesis needs adjustment (or the human needs
Valerie Roth wrote:
>My dad has an open blister on his stump. Can we wear
>his prosthetic or does he have to keep it off? Any
>suggestions for treating it?
>Many thanks and best to you all.
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Esther L. esther-l at alumni.virginia.edu,
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