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What should I do if I see a pressure sore beginning?
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Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Move
Pressure sores HAV many contributing factors, the one common cause is pressure.
"off loading" is necesary for all preventive regimens.

In brief: Move
Pressure sores HAV many contributing factors, the one common cause is pressure.
"off loading" is necesary for all preventive regimens.
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
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Dr. Barry Handler
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Pressure relief
The best thing to do for an early pressure sore is to stay off it and keep it clean and moisturizer. If you think it is more advanced seek medical care.

In brief: Pressure relief
The best thing to do for an early pressure sore is to stay off it and keep it clean and moisturizer. If you think it is more advanced seek medical care.
Dr. Barry Handler
Dr. Barry Handler
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In brief: See your Doctor
The primary cause of pressure sores is infrequent changes in position.
Chronic illness and poor nutrition can also contribute. Prevention is of course the best strategy. If you see signs on the surface of the skin, it can sometimes be masking a deeper problem or even an infection. This should be evaluated by a physician so that treatment can be started if needed.

In brief: See your Doctor
The primary cause of pressure sores is infrequent changes in position.
Chronic illness and poor nutrition can also contribute. Prevention is of course the best strategy. If you see signs on the surface of the skin, it can sometimes be masking a deeper problem or even an infection. This should be evaluated by a physician so that treatment can be started if needed.
Dr. Christopher Crosby
Dr. Christopher Crosby
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