Pressure sores- home remedy?
An eighty-six year old bedridden elderly man with diabetes, hypertension, benign prostatic hyperplasia, heart disease, cataracts, syphilis, history of duodenal ulcers and a right femoral fracture was placed into a local home for the elderly. With large intestinal hemorrhage due to intestinal cancer, he was admitted to the hospital and underwent colostomy surgery. After surgery, he was placed in the rehabilitation department for recuperation. After approximately one and half months, he was discharged from the hospital but with a Stage III ischemic heel ulcer on his left foot. Initially, the area of his pressure ulcer was 6 cm × 8 cm. Please advise some home remedy.
@milaap Bed sores are commonly known as pressure ulcers and decubitus ulcers. They refer to skin injuries and underlying tissue because of prolonged pressure on the skin. Bedsores most often develop on bony areas covered with skin such as your heels, ankles, hips and tailbone. Individuals who suffer from medical conditions that limit them to change positions or those spend most of their time in bed or in a chair are at a risk of developing bed sores. Here are a few home remedies that you can use for wick relief. Turmeric paste: Turmeric can help heal bed sores. Apply turmeric paste directly on the affected area. Turmeric contains curcumin, which is a bioactive compound that speeds up the healing of your wounds. The application of turmeric paste allows better skin growth and wound contraction.