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How can I prevent bed sores from getting worse?

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Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Keep moving

The best way to prevent bed sores is to keep moving.
Ideally the patient should be repositioned every 2 hours so that no one part of the body remains in the same position. Also, take plenty of vitamin c.

In brief: Keep moving

The best way to prevent bed sores is to keep moving.
Ideally the patient should be repositioned every 2 hours so that no one part of the body remains in the same position. Also, take plenty of vitamin c.
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
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Dr. Dan Fisher
Address any underlying disease, manage any contributing incontinence, use good wound and periwound care, ensure adequate protein and carb intake. There is not a lot of evidence to support Vit C unless there is a deficiency.
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