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What are the best ways to treat bed sores?

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Dr. Alex Lechtman
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Don't Get One

Bed sores or pressure ulcers are caused by being in one position too long.
They can be very difficult to treat so the best advice is to move around so you don't get them in the first place. Once you have one, staying off of them and good wound care. See a professional.

In brief: Don't Get One

Bed sores or pressure ulcers are caused by being in one position too long.
They can be very difficult to treat so the best advice is to move around so you don't get them in the first place. Once you have one, staying off of them and good wound care. See a professional.
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