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Learn to Judge the Seriousness of a Wound Before Seeking Treatment

People ask me daily when they need to see a doctor for a wound, but the real question is how deep is the wound and how long ago did you receive it? To understand how a wound is supposed to heal, search your knees. All evidence of the scrapes and scabs of childhood are likely … Continued

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Expert wound care at Hoag

Hoag Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine Center offers state-of-the-art outpatient clinical wound management. At the new center, located at Hoag Health Center-Newport Beach, at 520 Superior Ave., suite 140, each patient receives a thorough diagnostic exam to identify the type of wound and its underlying causes. A patient with a wound that is not healing … Continued

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Dr. Michael Hurwitz explains what to do if a wound is not healing

A patient with a wound that is not healing properly should first consult with their physician to determine the correct course of action. Types of conditions that physicians recommend for specialized care can include: diabetic foot ulcers, venous leg ulcers, a chronic wound from radiation therapy, or a skin injury that won’t heal. Even seemingly … Continued

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