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Why does a bed sore develop?

Why does a bed sore develop?

Pressure Sore: Pressure or bed sores develop due to a reduced amount of blood flow to the effected body part over a long period of time. To help prevent them it is important to rotate or shift the body to evenly distribute pressure. If an ulcer develops or looks like it may develop it is very important to treat it seriously and have a wound care specialist recommend treatment/prevention options. ...Read more

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Bed Sore (Definition)

A bed sore is an injury to the skin, and tissues beneath the skin, caused by pressure. They can range from a stage one pressure sore (tender, red and does not blanch) to stage four (an open wound extending down to the bone). Early stage pressure sores can respond to off-loading, while deep ulcers require debridement, dressing ...Read more


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On cruise. After massage & hot day wake feverish mornings, afternoon better. Have chronic tonsils but not inflamed. Sore throat mucus. Had heat rash. ?

On cruise. After massage & hot day wake feverish mornings, afternoon better. Have chronic tonsils but not inflamed. Sore throat mucus. Had heat rash. ?

Doctor can check: Throat pain can be a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Strep throat can cause a reddish rash that may look like a splotchy sunburn. ...Read more

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Can constant bed rest cause a sore upper back?

Can constant bed rest cause a sore upper back?

Bed sore: Yes, constant pressure even by lying in bed can result in a pressure ulcer in the upper back especially if it is in an area of bony prominence. ...Read more

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Sudden entire body severe shaking & feel very cold for no reason or triggers. Have to warm up with clothes/covers & take nap. I awaken fatigued.& sore?

Sudden entire body severe shaking & feel very cold for no reason or triggers. Have to warm up with clothes/covers & take nap. I awaken fatigued.& sore?

I don't know: You seem to have a few health problems and a few medications. I think the best person to help you with this perceptual problem is your neurologist ...Read more

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Very itchy legs after waking up from bed or after shower.?

Very itchy legs after waking up from bed or after shower.?

Xerosis: Derms use odd words, but this is due to dryness. Simply use a moisturizing cream after bathing each day and this will subside. ...Read more

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A deep cough sometimes with phlegm no other cold signs. Gets worse at night?

A deep cough sometimes with phlegm no other cold signs. Gets worse at night?

Could be: Several different things. Sometimes infections are very low grade and you may just be stricken by an annoying cough. But this could also be related to acid reflux or sinus issues complicated by post nasal drip(allergic or not). If you find it bothersome seek an in person evaluation. ...Read more

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Can one develop a chancre sore from shaving down south?

Can one develop a chancre sore from shaving down south?

No!: These are three type of sores that cause confussion, 1: canker sores, which are in the mouth 2: cold sores caused by oral herpes usually on the or around the lips, 3: chancre sores caused by syphilis usually on the genitals. ...Read more

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Just came out of a cold & cough. After shower (at night) cold gets worse & frequent and i wake up with a sore throat, mucus. Lingering cold or gerd?

Just came out of a cold & cough. After shower (at night) cold gets worse & frequent and i wake up with a sore throat, mucus. Lingering cold or gerd?

Cold: Most colds are due to viral infections o the upper respiratory tract , and last 10-14 days. It is common to have a persistent cough afterwards , along with excess mucous production. Gerd is typically associated with heartburn and regurgitation if stomach contents into the esophagus and/or throat. Gerd can get worse with stress as well, such as when you have a cold. ...Read more

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Swollen mouth with sores, fever, & body aches. Severe stomach pain requiring bed rest 3-5 days earlier. Can this be serious?

Swollen mouth with sores, fever, & body aches. Severe stomach pain requiring bed rest 3-5 days earlier. Can this be serious?

See your doctor.: Given the length and severity of your symptoms, you should see your doctor sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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Last 3 days i had tongue ulcer, it's disappearing, no fever no sore throat, body-joint aches, warm attacks, feel weak, dry lips, mouth, tip tongue sensitiv?

Last 3 days i had tongue ulcer, it's disappearing, no fever no sore throat, body-joint aches, warm attacks, feel weak, dry lips, mouth, tip tongue sensitiv?

Lots of symptoms: I am not sure of your question. It sounds like you want a diagnosis and recommendation over the internet? These situations have to be seen by a physician and\or dentist in person for a proper diagnosis and appropriate treatment recommendations. Sorry, feel better. ...Read more

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Do bed bug bites ooze and crust over?

Do bed bug bites ooze and crust over?

Bed bug bites: They are not described as crusting and weeping but if you scratched bites enough you might develop a secondary infection. Bed bug bites may cause no symptoms or signs in some people. When there is a reaction, it may not show until several days after the bed bug has bitten. It can cause pink, swollen, itchy lesions on the skin. What can be telltale is when there is a linear track of lesions from >. ...Read more

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Do cracked lips later turn into a cold sore?

Do cracked lips later turn into a cold sore?

Depends.: Cracked lips alone probably would not turn into a cold sore. However if the cracked lip is the result of a sun burn, then this would likely trigger a cold sore. ...Read more

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I wake up during the night with a swollen discolored face. Allergies have been ruled out. Walking around and showers resolve the swelling.

I wake up during the night with a swollen discolored face.  Allergies have been ruled out.   Walking around and showers resolve the swelling.

Many possibilities: There are many possibilities, from an allergic reaction to something in your pillows to a low serum protein level. An internist or rheumatologist may be able to help. ...Read more

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Suffering from mild fever at times dizziness cold feet ;sore throat fatigue. Just recovered from chicken pox 3 weeks have gone .Pls help?

Suffering from mild fever at times dizziness cold feet ;sore throat fatigue. Just recovered from chicken pox  3 weeks have gone .Pls help?

Related? Maybe not.: This could be related to the past chickenpox infex, but maybe not. When you're fighting off one thing, it's easier to pick up another illness. Be sure to see a doctor. At the very least, i'd do a test for strep throat if i saw a patient with these complaints. Take care of yourself, and be sure not to overdo it . Eat well and good caffeine-free fluid intake! get enough sleep! ...Read more

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Is itchy, sore throat (w/ coughs) normally accompanied by warm sensation around neck?Had sore throats bfore w/o warm sensation.Home remedies/treatment?

Is itchy, sore throat (w/ coughs) normally accompanied by warm sensation around neck?Had sore throats bfore w/o warm sensation.Home remedies/treatment?

Itchy sore throat: Your complaint may be due to a post nasal drip, allergies or sinus problems. However, it is always best to get a throat culture to rule out a strep throat. Home remedies may be salt water rinses. Or saline nose drops depending on cause. ...Read more

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Every morning when I wake up, my skin gets itchy and I develope bumps everywhere I scratch. Could this be bed bugs ?

Every morning when I wake up, my skin gets itchy and I develope bumps everywhere I scratch. Could this be bed bugs ?

Possibly: But the bites would stay and not go away. There are some hive like reactions that occur with heat (being under the covers), but if you do not notice it in the hot shower or with exercise you probably do not have the things that can cause that. A dermatologist would be the specialist to gather information from. ...Read more

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Can bug bite make your leg swell, have fever, turn red?

Can bug bite make your leg swell, have fever, turn red?

That sounds like a: Possible infection. If one of your legs has become hot, red & swollen you need to have this evaluated. You could have cellulitis. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat at night and tender to touch around throat area, on the outside, almost sleeping at work it's unusual ?

I have a sore throat at night and tender to touch around throat area, on the outside, almost sleeping at work it's unusual ?

Sore throat /sleep: Consider reflux and sleep apnea. Reflux at night would cause the sore throat as the acid refluxes into the throat. You can take ranitidine and omeprazole. for that and when you sleep elevate the head of bed with a pillow under the mattress. Also check for H pylori, a bacteria associated with reflux. Sleep apnea would make you sleepy during the day .F/U with doctor /urgent care ...Read more

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Pressure Sores (Definition)

Pressure sores = Bed sored = Injury to skin & deeper tissues due to prolonged ...Read more