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Poor healing.What is causing this? Diabetes?
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Dr. Rafael Lugo
Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Could be
Diabetea can be the culprit of poor healing specially if the blood sugar is poorly controlled.
Also vitamin deficiencies can be the culprit. www.drlugo.com.

In brief: Could be
Diabetea can be the culprit of poor healing specially if the blood sugar is poorly controlled.
Also vitamin deficiencies can be the culprit. www.drlugo.com.
Dr. Rafael Lugo
Dr. Rafael Lugo
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Possibly
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: Possibly
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 Hardin
Wound care
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes but many others
Poor healing can be due to diet deficiencies (protein, vitamin), diabetes, drugs (corticosteroids, coumadin, (warfarin) chemotherapy) inappropriate treatment (wet to dry, dakin's, continued pressure) bacterial load or biofilm, osteomyelitis, age, disease (infection elsewhere, heart or arterial, metabolic) autoimmune (lupus, psoriasis, pyoderma, .

In brief: Yes but many others
Poor healing can be due to diet deficiencies (protein, vitamin), diabetes, drugs (corticosteroids, coumadin, (warfarin) chemotherapy) inappropriate treatment (wet to dry, dakin's, continued pressure) bacterial load or biofilm, osteomyelitis, age, disease (infection elsewhere, heart or arterial, metabolic) autoimmune (lupus, psoriasis, pyoderma, .
Dr. David Hardin
Dr. David Hardin
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