Chronic wounds that don’t heal within three months present ongoing problems. Learn the risks and treatments for the three most common types.
Get tips on how to tell whether a cut or wound requires a visit to the ER or urgent care center. And find out how to prepare for an ER visit.
If you have sores on your legs that won’t go away, don’t ignore them. Venous leg ulcers can lead to infection and more serious problems. Find your best options for treatment.
Discover the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Plastic surgeon Christi Cavaliere, MD, explains the best way to heal a wound and when it’s OK to leave a bandage off.
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