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How do you treat a 'bed sore' that is open and penetrating the muscle?

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Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care

In brief: Be sore

This type of wound requires the expertise of a wound care team. Without knowing any further information, it is difficult to say exactly what is needed.

In brief: Be sore

This type of wound requires the expertise of a wound care team. Without knowing any further information, it is difficult to say exactly what is needed.
Dr. Scott Bolhack
Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Dr. Megan Jack
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Bed sore treatment

This is a deep wound that often requires a combination of debridement (removal of dead tissue), treatment of underlying infection, wound care including vacuum dressings, and sometimes special skin and muscle flaps to cover the wound.
This needs evaluation by a plastic surgeon.

In brief: Bed sore treatment

This is a deep wound that often requires a combination of debridement (removal of dead tissue), treatment of underlying infection, wound care including vacuum dressings, and sometimes special skin and muscle flaps to cover the wound.
This needs evaluation by a plastic surgeon.
Dr. Megan Jack
Dr. Megan Jack
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology

In brief: Surgically

This needs to be addressed by reconstructive surgeon.
This can not be treated medically.

In brief: Surgically

This needs to be addressed by reconstructive surgeon.
This can not be treated medically.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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