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Dr. David Hardin
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Abnormal Wound Healing (Definition)

Abnormal wound healing is a symptom in which a person either doesn't heal a wound, heals a wound very slowly, heals a wound only partially, heals with too big of a scar, etc


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What is the best treatment for abnormal wound healing?

What is the best treatment for abnormal wound healing?

See a specialist: If you have a bad wound that isn't healing then you need to see a wound care specialist. They are trained to look at everything to see what is wrong and then treat the wound. ...Read more

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Dr. David Hardin
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Abnormal Wound Healing (Definition)

Abnormal wound healing is a symptom in which a person either doesn't heal a wound, heals a wound very slowly, heals a wound only partially, heals with too big of a scar, etc


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Oral Surgery (Tip)

Oral Surgery

Mantain good oral hygiene after the surgery to prevent infection and delay in wound healing! ...See more

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Treating a Puncture Wound (Checklist)

Remove the foreign body, if possible
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Clean the wound with soap and water
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Apply pressure if there is any bleeding
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Update your tetanus vaccination
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What are factors that inhibit wound healing?

What are factors that inhibit wound healing?

Inhibit wound 2 heal: Infection, nicotine, lack of arterial flow, pressure or shearing on the wound and underlying bone, weeping from venous pressure and swelling, malnutrition and occasionally poor wound care are the inhibitors to wound healing. Okay to see your doc if your wound is not healing. Be well. ...Read more

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How does wound healing work?

How does wound healing work?

Complicated process: Multiple factors involved. White blood cells and platelets travel to the site for immune system and blood clotting. Collagen fibers heal across, and new blood vessels grow in. Collagen fibers remodel. Proper body protein level and appropriate vitamin levels help with healing. Poor nutrition, diabetes, cigarette smoking, infection, poor blood supply, Prednisone can delay or prevent proper healing. ...Read more

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Skin Health (Tip)

Skin Health

Is keeping a wound open better for healing or protecting it from drying by covering it? ...See more

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Treating an Abnormal Heart Rhythm (Checklist)

Make healthy lifestyle choices
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Stop smoking and avoid second-hand smoke
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Avoid excessive amounts of caffeine and alcohol
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Are there certain types of diets the slows down wound healing?

Are there certain types of diets the slows down wound healing?

Poor nutrition: Even a reasonably good diet usually is adequate for wound healing, there are no normal foods that will delay healing but certain dietary deficiencies, especially protein will. Deficient zinc or vitamin c may, diabetes has a negative effect even in ideal blood sugar control meaning elevated blood sugar is only part of the effect. ...Read more

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What are phases of wound healing?

Phases of wound heal: The three phases are initial inflammation; second proliferation; and third, remodeling. Each of these phases can be subdivided into further divisions but these overlap considerably. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Wound Healing (Definition)

Wound healing is a field of study in which a person looks at factors that helps wounds heal and factors that are harmful to wounds trying to heal, in order to find the best treatment for each wound. Wounds can be from infections, surgeries, accidents, etc... Poorly healing wounds can occur where there is inadequate blood circulation, such ...Read more


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Wounds (Definition)

Wounds is also known as Injuries and wounds. A wound is a condition in which a person has some trauma to part of his body in which the surface of the skin or some other organ has been broken open. Wounds include clean cuts, jagged cuts, avulsions (ripping away) of ...Read more


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