Sunday, April 13, 2008

Home Remedy for Bed Sores

Bed sores or pressure sores, is a kind of common skin ulcers, this is due to long period of pressure on a given part of the body. It usually affects paralyzed, disabled, or handicapped person and affects the bony area of the body. When bed sores prevent the blood flow in a certain affected area, it can lead into a serious health concern.

Four stages of Bed Sores:

1. Dark Skin or redness
2. Abrasion or Blister
3. Skin Loss exposing tissues
4. Skin Loss exposing bones

Bed sores may occur in any of the following or depends on the fixed position of the affected person:

*Ankles
*Spine
*Head
*Buttocks
*Heals
*Lower Back
*Hip bones
*Shoulders

Symptoms

*Skin lesions
*Pus formation
*Skin moistness
*Skin discoloration
*Bad odor in affected area
*Swelling or inflammation

Causes

*Skin Irritation
*Dehydration
*Poor nutrition
*Sedentary lifestyle or immobility

For the complete article about Bed Sores click here



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