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#1 of 2 Old 04-05-2011, 01:02 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I had surgery three weeks ago to remove a tumor from my thigh. The incision is about 7" long. The healing process seems to be going okay although there is still a lot of healing of nerves, blood vessels, muscle, tendons, skin, etc. to come. I'm wondering what I can do nutritionally, homeopathically, etc. to support healing and prevent scar tissue formation. I don't think that I can apply anything topically or do massage or the like yet (just got the stitches out 6 days ago and the area is REALLY tender/sensitive still), but I can certainly consume helpful things. TIA!

 


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I'd be doing:

 

zinc-important for cellular repair

tissue salts can help, I'd just do bioplasma

calendula tincture on the wound (diluted with water)

follow up with tamanu oil to help with tissue granulization.

 

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