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does the efficacy of a particular electroconvulsive therapy session get impacted if the body is healing from a cut or a bruise at the same time?

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Dr. Matthew Smith
Psychiatry 40 years experience
No: Unless the cut or bruise interferes with electrode placement. Otherwise there is no effect. But there are some theories that it may facilitate healing of a cut or bruise -- but I'd be skeptical.

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