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Skin Ulcers

Also indexed as:Leg Ulcer, Pressure Ulcers, Venous Ulcer, Bedsores, Decubitus Ulcer, Skin Ulcer
Soothe and heal the sores on your skin for more comfort and fewer infections. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful.
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Soothe and heal the sores on your skin for more comfort and fewer infections. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful.
  • Seek support from C

    Take 1,000 mg of vitamin C every day to speed healing

  • Go for the protein

    Help prevent and heal skin ulcers by eating a diet high in protein and adequate in calories

  • Think zinc

    Under the supervision of a doctor, take at least 50 mg of a zinc supplement, plus 1 to 3 mg of copper, each day to facilitate tissue growth

  • Get a checkup

    Visit your healthcare provider to find out if your skin ulcers are caused by a treatable medical condition

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The information presented by Healthnotes is for informational purposes only. It is based on scientific studies (human, animal, or in vitro), clinical experience, or traditional usage as cited in each article. The results reported may not necessarily occur in all individuals. Self-treatment is not recommended for life-threatening conditions that require medical treatment under a doctor's care. For many of the conditions discussed, treatment with prescription or over the counter medication is also available. Consult your doctor, practitioner, and/or pharmacist for any health problem and before using any supplements or before making any changes in prescribed medications. Information expires December 2019.



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