i have a wound and there is a thick white tissue that is filling the wound bed. does it need to be debrided?

Depends

Filling
Not necessarily. As a wound heals there is a white/gray color at the base of the wound called granulation tissue. Many times this can be confused with pus. Apply gentle pressure around the wound to see if there is any expression of this tissue as pus will drain and granulation (healing) tissue will not. Any increase in tenderness, redness, or warmth to the area needs medical evaluation.
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Red skin Filling Gray Pus Tissue Caucasian Wounds

Maybe

Filling
Without knowing more about the wound, it is very difficult to say with certainty. Often, white tissue in the base of a wound is slough, which is dead fat (or, rarely, muscle) which certainly could be removed by debridement to speed up the healing process. It can be removed by certain dressing techiniques, also. Healthy tendon and fascia can also appear white, though, so ask your doctor!
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Muscle Tendon Tissue Filling Caucasian Wounds

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Wound care specialis

Tissue
IT would be best for you to see a wound care specialist to visually inspect the wound. It is difficult to ascertain if this is a normal "fibrinous peel" or tendon or pus or necrotic tissue. Recommendations will be based on the evaluation of the wound as well as a thorough history.
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Wound care Pus Tendon Tissue Filling Caucasian Wounds

Yes

Wound_healing
There are many things that can delay wound healing, and what it sounds like you are describing is one of them. This likely represents "biofilm", or slough, or fibrin. While they typically don't produce overt infection, they do produce substances that delay wound healing, and so should be adequately debrided.
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Needs to be examined

Your wound needs to be examined. White exudate or fibrinous tissue usually needs to be cleared away.
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Tissue Filling Caucasian Wounds

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Fascia

White tissue could be fascia be careful you can deepen the wound by debriding.
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Tissue Filling Caucasian Wounds

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Wound

This is probably slough and should be debrided from the wound bed.
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Filling Tissue Caucasian Wounds

Needs to be seen

It should be looked at by your physician.
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Filling Tissue Caucasian Wounds

Substance in wound

Biopsy
There are a variety of reasons that a white substance may be in a wound. There could be an infection; it could be debris and/or slough; or it could be biofilm. Any and all of these will halt the natural progression of healing of a wound. If uncertain, a small punch biopsy of the substance would benefit and allow you to focus therapy
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Need examination

Wound_care
From the description given one cannotdetermine the appropriate answer. The material could be fascia,tendon sheath, or other fibrous material. The main two questions are: is there infection present, and is the tissue viable? A proper wound care evaluation should be performed.
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Wound care Infection Tendon Tissue Filling Caucasian Wounds

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Blood
Thick white tissue in the wound bed very likely needs to come out. This most likely represents "slough" which is dead and dying tissue. WARNING: The need to remove slough depends on the type of wound, the blood supply to the wound and the presence of infection. It is possible that debridement might be dangerous in the wrong situation. I would recommend this be seen by a wound professional.
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