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    Bed Sores

    Treatment of Bed Sores

    • Homeopathic Treatment of Bed Sores
    • Acupuncture & Acupressure Treatment of Bed Sores
    • Psychotherapy Treatment of Bed Sores
    • Conventional / Allopathic Treatment of Bed Sores
    • Surgical Treatment of Bed Sores
    • Dietary & Herbal Treatment of Bed Sores
    • Other Treatment of Bed Sores

    What is Bed Sores

    Symptoms of Bed Sores

    Causes of Bed Sores

    Risk factors of Bed Sores

    Complications of Bed Sores

    Lab Investigations and Diagnosis of Bed Sores

    Precautions & Prevention of Bed Sores

    Treatment of Bed Sores

    Homeopathic Treatment of Bed Sores

    Homoeopathic remedies have been of much use in both preventive cares as also curative effects for ulcers, wounds on the skin and bedsores. Homeopathy has a great healing power in the treatment of bed sores. It helps to cure dry skin with ulcers that discharge sticky fluid. Some of the homeopathic remedies for bed sores are:

    • Acidum Hydrofluoricum
    • Apis Mellifica
    • Graphites

    Acupuncture & Acupressure Treatment of Bed Sores

    Acupuncture can be used to improve blood and energy flow to the affected area-including the shoulder blades, buttocks, and hips which may help bedsores, heal faster. Acupuncture also can be used to relieve the pain associated with this condition.

    Conventional / Allopathic Treatment of Bed Sores

    Allopathic treatment involves relieving pressure on the area and keeping the skin clean and dry. When the skin is broken, a non-stick covering may be used. A saline solution is often used to clean the wound site whenever a fresh bandage is applied. Disinfectants are applied if the site is infected. The doctor may also prescribe antibiotics, special dressings or drying agents, and ointments to be applied to the wound.

    Surgical Treatment of Bed Sores

    Surgical debridement involves cutting away dead tissues. Most of the time surgical debridement is only considered in cases involving advanced stage bed sores. In this surgery, surgeon uses a scalpel to remove the dead tissue, bone and fluid from the area around the bed sore.

    Dietary & Herbal Treatment of Bed Sores

    • Increase the amount of calories, protein, vitamins and minerals in your diet.
    • Aloe vera, applied topically in ointment, gel, or cream form, is effective in healing sores.

    What is Bed Sores

    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.

    Symptoms of Bed Sores

    • Discoloration of the skin
    • Tearing on the skin, especially on bony areas
    • Signs of infection like bad odor, skin moistness, swelling, and formation of pus
    • Causes of Bed Sores
    • Sustained pressure
    • Friction
    • Shear

    Risk factors of Bed Sores

    • Weight loss
    • Injury or illness that requires bed rest
    • Poor health
    • Coma
    • Excess moisture or dryness
    • Poor nutrition and hydration
    • Lack of sensory perception
    • Older adults

    Complications of Bed Sores

    • Cancer
    • Cellulitis
    • Sepsis
    • Bone and joint infections

    Diagnosis of Bed Sores

    The diagnosis is usually based on a physical examination like size and depth of the ulcer, check for bleeding, fluids or debris in the wound that can indicate severe infection. Your doctor may order the following tests:

    • Blood tests to assess your nutritional status and overall health
    • Tissue cultures to diagnose a bacterial or fungal infection in a wound that doesn’t heal with treatment or is already a stage IV wound
    • Tissue cultures to check for cancerous tissue if it’s a chronic, nonhealing wound

    Precautions & Prevention of Bed Sores

    • Quit smoking
    • Stay active
    • Adequate hydration is important for maintaining healthy skin.
    • Skin should be cleaned with mild soap and warm water and gently patted dry
    • Bony areas can be protected with proper positioning and cushioning on the bed

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