Bed Sore Management

Bedsores are ulcers formed due to prolonged pressure placed on the skin. It restricts blood flow to the affected region of the skin. It gets reduced by reducing stress on the affected area, and taking antibiotics.

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What medicines to give an older adult for cough and fever?

Query: Hi doctor, My grandmother is 96 years old, and she has a cough and fever. We also have noticed some bedsore at her back, probably due to a prolonged stay in bed. What medication can we give her? I hope you can help us out. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Manisha

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your grandmother seems to be bedridden for quite some time as she has developed bedsores. However, staying in bed can lead to several other problems, such as pneumonia because of limited movement and deep breathing. In addition, having a fever can be a sign of upper res...  Read Full »

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