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How can I treat bed sores?

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Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: Bedsores

Bedsores fall into one of four stages based on their severity.
The appropriate treatment would depend on the stage of your bedsores. The first step in treating a sore at any stage is relieving the pressure that caused it. See a doctor for evaluation.

In brief: Bedsores

Bedsores fall into one of four stages based on their severity.
The appropriate treatment would depend on the stage of your bedsores. The first step in treating a sore at any stage is relieving the pressure that caused it. See a doctor for evaluation.
Dr. Michio Abe
Dr. Michio Abe
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Dr. Jorge Valdes
Wound care

In brief: Remove pressure

The first line of treatment is taking pressure away from the affected area with the use of pillows, etc.
The sores should be evaluated and treated by a wound care specialist who will start a wound care treatment protocol.

In brief: Remove pressure

The first line of treatment is taking pressure away from the affected area with the use of pillows, etc.
The sores should be evaluated and treated by a wound care specialist who will start a wound care treatment protocol.
Dr. Jorge Valdes
Dr. Jorge Valdes
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care

In brief: Avoid same position

Try to keep changing position so there is no prolonged pressure.
Orally supplement glutamine will nourish skin and prevent skin breakdown.

In brief: Avoid same position

Try to keep changing position so there is no prolonged pressure.
Orally supplement glutamine will nourish skin and prevent skin breakdown.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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