A 48-year-old member asked:
how long will it take pressure ulcer to heal?
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Dr. Greg Sexton answered
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
Size important: Pressure sores usually occur in debilitated patients. To get them to heal one needs to keep them clean with frequent dressing changes, improve nutrition, and keep the pressure that caused them off the area. They usually take a long time to heal, and often require surgery.
Answered on Mar 17, 2019
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