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How to treat pressure sores in paralysed people?

Q: What is the best treatment available for wounds for paralysed people? If they have a pressure sore, which are the places in India where this kind of wound healing can be done? The wound is 6 cm long and 3 cm wide on the back right on the buttock.

A:Pressure sores are a big problem in persons who are paralysed. Since treatment is not easy, prevention is very, very important. For smaller and superficial wounds treatment is by dressings; larger wounds need some kind of plastic surgery. Plastic surgeons are usually the persons best qualified to treat these wounds. Most big hospitals have a plastic surgeon on their rolls.

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