Wounds are one of the top reasons that people come see the doctor. They appear as a result of injury, surgery, infection or accident and they vary in degree and severity. However, the basic process of wound healing is the same and contains three stages:
Many patients suffer from chronic skin wounds that are very painful and dangerous. The amount of time and level of healing is affected by several intrinsic (internal) and extrinsic (external) factors.
Intrinsic factors that affect wound healing can’t be changed and should be considered during the healing process, while the extrinsic factors can be controlled by the patient.
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