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How long does it take for a pressure sore to fully heal?

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Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: It depends

Some times they never heal .
The healing depends upon ;cause , size, underling , medical condition etc.

In brief: It depends

Some times they never heal .
The healing depends upon ;cause , size, underling , medical condition etc.
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Depends on stage

Weeks to months depending in the stage and need for surgery or reconstruction.

In brief: Depends on stage

Weeks to months depending in the stage and need for surgery or reconstruction.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology

In brief: Varies

It will very with depth size and nutritional status.
It is important to avoid constantly staying in one position and local wound care to stimulate healing.

In brief: Varies

It will very with depth size and nutritional status.
It is important to avoid constantly staying in one position and local wound care to stimulate healing.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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