Silver nitrate

What is Silver nitrate?

Silver nitrate can be prepared by reacting silver, such as a silver bullion or silver foil, with nitric acid, resulting in silver nitrate, water, and oxides of nitrogen. The main ingredient silver nitrate is corrosive and destroys skin cells and is useful for treating these types of skin growths.

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I had a portion of my colon removed in mid-March due to diverticulitis. The surgeon left a small opening in the incision for post-surgery drainage...

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It's chemical cauterization of excess granulation

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my son is 19 months old , he burnt his hand and got blisters in palm. please let me know what should I apply to his palm.

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Apply ice. Give plenty of fluids. Silver nitrate lotion thereafter.

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I am 5 weeks post op with a vertical incision that is still not completely healed on the outside. have had 3 treatments of silver nitrate sticks...

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Surgical scar healing may take long time in some patients and it may be caused by poor nutrition, stress,...

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I had a colposcopy , bioposy, swabs, smear and silver nitrate sticks 12 days ago, and after bleeding and spotting from the day it was done, i had...

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