What is Bedsore?

Bed sores, also known as pressure ulcers, pressure sores or decubitus ulcers are skin lesions which can be caused by friction, humidity, temperature, continence, medication, shearing forces, age and unrelieved pressure. Any part of the body may be affected. Bony or cartilaginous areas, such as the elbows, knees, ankles and sacrum are most commonly affected.

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Hi, I am a paraplegic. About a month back, a bedsore has developed on my buttock. I have been using Deoderm 4X4 stick-on dressings. The dressings...

doctor1 MD

hello dear
thanks for your query at HCM
bed sore you can apply betadine 1%solution or dakins solution,
no need for magnesium sulphate

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hi sir, my dad suffered brain strock on feb 9th mor, and made up of operation at the same day nit 10pm,still he's in unconcious and bedsore...

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Hi, thanks for using healthcare magic

Bed sores can lead to serious problems if not treated.
They are caused by 3 main factors: (1) the pressure of...

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