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Poor healing.What is causing this?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
4 doctors agree

In brief: 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...

In brief: 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...
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Dr. David Earle
Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Many factors

Smoking, obesity, and diabetes, along with poor wound care ate things we see commonly.
Make sure to keep the wound clean and moist.

In brief: Many factors

Smoking, obesity, and diabetes, along with poor wound care ate things we see commonly.
Make sure to keep the wound clean and moist.
Dr. David Earle
Dr. David Earle
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Also

Cigarette smoking negatively affects the ability to heal.
The other doctors have already listed excellent information too.

In brief: Also

Cigarette smoking negatively affects the ability to heal.
The other doctors have already listed excellent information too.
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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Dr. Rafael Lugo
Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Vitamins

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In brief: Vitamins

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Dr. Rafael Lugo
Dr. Rafael Lugo
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