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What is the best treatment for bed sores?

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Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care
2 doctors agree

In brief: Bedsores

Bedsores are due to pressure over bony prominences.
The best way to prevent bedsores, once they occur, is to keep pressure of these areas. That means that you need to constantly move the person into different positions to relieve the pressure. Seeking professional help like with a wound center is a great option since depending on the depth, stage and location of the uler, your options will differ.

In brief: Bedsores

Bedsores are due to pressure over bony prominences.
The best way to prevent bedsores, once they occur, is to keep pressure of these areas. That means that you need to constantly move the person into different positions to relieve the pressure. Seeking professional help like with a wound center is a great option since depending on the depth, stage and location of the uler, your options will differ.
Dr. Scott Bolhack
Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
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In brief: Off weight

The area. Pressure is what causes them hence reduction or elimination of the sores is what is going to heal them. If there is a blister it should be drained, or dead or devitalized tissue it might need to be debrided or cut away (by a doctor.).

In brief: Off weight

The area. Pressure is what causes them hence reduction or elimination of the sores is what is going to heal them. If there is a blister it should be drained, or dead or devitalized tissue it might need to be debrided or cut away (by a doctor.).
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Dr. Ron Jones
Family Medicine

In brief: Different Methods

Also depend on severity, size, and location.
Also depends on underlying disease. Basics to surgically debride or clean the wound of dead tissue, antiseptic washes, avoidance of pressure on wound, increase wound circulaton, saline solution washes between antibiotic washes, eleven whole blood patches from patient and other blood products on would, calamine compression tapes, hyperbaric treatment, etc.

In brief: Different Methods

Also depend on severity, size, and location.
Also depends on underlying disease. Basics to surgically debride or clean the wound of dead tissue, antiseptic washes, avoidance of pressure on wound, increase wound circulaton, saline solution washes between antibiotic washes, eleven whole blood patches from patient and other blood products on would, calamine compression tapes, hyperbaric treatment, etc.
Dr. Ron Jones
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