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i keep getting a skin tear on the top of my tail bone.

By Anonymous December 3, 2011 - 7:49pm
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what can i do to keep this from happening?

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Hi Anonymous,

Thank you for your question but can you clarify what you mean by a skin tear? I am confused as to what you mean by a tear.




December 4, 2011 - 9:28am
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

i had a bad case of the runs and to make sure that i was clean, i kept wiping myself and broke the skin, and it's been giving me problems, every since.

December 4, 2011 - 10:14am
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Dear Anonymous, 

In order for your skin to heal, stop wiping with dry toilet paper-- no wipes either. Gently cleanse the area with mild soap and water and pat it dry. Keep it moisturized and apply skin barriers such as Vaseline to prevent the friction of your clothes and underwear from doing further damage. 

I hope this helps and that you heal quickly!


December 4, 2011 - 2:41pm
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