What to do if the stumps sweat and stink in summer?


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Jun 13,2022

What to do if the stumps sweat and stink in summer?   The hot summer is a difficult season for prosthetic patients, and the residual limbs will have various problems due to the weather. How to solve the problem of various complications caused by sweating of residual limbs in summer?   1. When it is convenient to go to work, you can slightly remove the prosthesis for more ventilation, and try to take off the prosthesis when you get home. Try not to go out and stay indoors.   2. It is recommended to wash the residual limb and receiving cavity with light saline every day, and pay attention to drying.   3. It can be solved by cooling or frequent disinfection, and the possibility of infection is very small. It is recommended to clean the sweaty part of the amputation frequently, and it is best to disinfect it with alcohol! Or local application of alcohol and a towel with alcohol will have a good cooling effect.   4. You can take vitamin C. If the itching is severe, you can use calamine lotion! Also, change and wash the stockings of the residual limbs.   SHIJIAZHUANG AOSUO O&P

What to do if the stumps sweat and stink in summer?

 

The hot summer is a difficult season for prosthetic patients, and the residual limbs will have various problems due to the weather. How to solve the problem of various complications caused by sweating of residual limbs in summer?

 

1. When it is convenient to go to work, you can slightly remove the prosthesis for more ventilation, and try to take off the prosthesis when you get home. Try not to go out and stay indoors.

 

2. It is recommended to wash the residual limb and receiving cavity with light saline every day, and pay attention to drying.

 

3. It can be solved by cooling or frequent disinfection, and the possibility of infection is very small. It is recommended to clean the sweaty part of the amputation frequently, and it is best to disinfect it with alcohol! Or local application of alcohol and a towel with alcohol will have a good cooling effect.

 

4. You can take vitamin C. If the itching is severe, you can use calamine lotion! Also, change and wash the stockings of the residual limbs.

 

SHIJIAZHUANG AOSUO O&P

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