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Dr. David Hardin
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Poor Healing (Overview)

Wounds /injuries may heal slowing for a number of reasons such as infection, Poor healing, Diabetes mellitus, Low HGH (human growth hormone), Zinc deficiency, Vascular or arterial diseases or Rheumatoid arthritis.


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What diseases cause poor healing wounds (other than diabete)?

What diseases cause poor healing wounds (other than diabete)?

Many causes: Venous disease of the legs, severe infection rare (necrotising fasciitis, aids), auto immune (vasculitis, bullous pemphigoid, pyoderma gangrenosum), unrelieved pressure, arterial disease, poor protein intake, dialysis (calciphylaxis), lipodermatosclerosis, skin cancer, injected drug abuse (methamphetamine), and many less comon causes. ...Read more

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Dr. David Hardin
35 doctors shared insights

Poor Healing (Overview)

Wounds /injuries may heal slowing for a number of reasons such as infection, Poor healing, Diabetes mellitus, Low HGH (human growth hormone), Zinc deficiency, Vascular or arterial diseases or Rheumatoid arthritis.


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Poor healing.What is causing this?

Poor healing.What is causing this?

Many causes: Poorly controlled diabetes can cause poor wound healing. Other possible causes: cancer, cushing's syndrome, poor circulation, malnutrition, increasing age, infection or ineffective treatment, poor wound packing/protection... ...Read more

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Dr. Sam Markzar Dr. Markzar
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Poor healing (Tip)

Is the treatment necessary? Is it a selective procedure? What are the consequences if no treatment? ...See more

Dr. William Dieck Dr. Dieck
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Hemorrhoids how to get rid of them & the estimated healing period!

Hemorrhoids how to get rid of them & the estimated healing period!

Tough to say: Hemorrhoids are pillars of vascular tissue that line the anal canal. They act as "cushions" in the anal canal. Depending on the type of hemorrhoids, there are different treatments. They range from topical therapies, to rubber bands, to surgery. Rather than treat them yourself, get seen by a general or colorectal surgeon to make sure that your symptoms aren't attributable to something else. ...Read more

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How effective is mouth rinse for a poor-healing tooth extraction site?

How effective is mouth rinse for a poor-healing tooth extraction site?

Not effective: An extraction site should heal normally without any special assistance. Certain medical conditions such as diabetes can slow down healing. Sometimes the extraction site may have residual bone or necrotic tissue that would need to be removed by your dentist. If the extraction site is not healing properly, consult with your dentist. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Bobbitt Dr. Bobbitt
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Poor healing (Tip)

Will my medications affect the treatment or outcome? Will they interact with pain meds? ...See more

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Do poor healing wounds often have connection to marphan or eds?

Do poor healing wounds often have connection to marphan or eds?

Yes: These disorders as well as several others can be evaluated by overall clinical picture and genetic testing. ...Read more

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Poor healing.What is causing this?

Many causes: Poorly controlled diabetes can cause poor wound healing. Other possible causes: cancer, cushing's syndrome, poor circulation, malnutrition, increasing age, infection or ineffective treatment, poor wound packing/protection... ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Kessler Dr. Kessler
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Poor healing (Tip)

Ask why to avoid smoking. When it comes to any surgery as it impairs the healing process. ...See more