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Apr

Treating Pilonidal Cysts

When you have a pilonidal cyst, an abscess forms near your tailbone in the upper crease of your buttocks. More than 70,000 people suffer from this problem each year in the United States, but it’s most common in men ages 20-35. The good news is that pilonidal...

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04

Apr

Possible Complications After Mohs Surgery

Mohs surgery is the standard treatment for many forms of early-stage skin cancer on sensitive areas of the body, including the neck, head, toes, or genitals. What sets it apart from other cancer treatments is its targeted approach.  At Wound Evolution - Wound Care an...

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04

Apr

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce the...

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04

Apr

Treat Your Diabetic Wound With Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Living with diabetes comes with challenges, including wound care. That’s because high blood sugar can damage your nerves and veins, preventing healthy oxygen-rich blood from reaching your extremities.  And without proper blood flow, it’s more difficult for sores...

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04

Apr

7 Conditions That Respond Well to Compression Therapy

Compression therapy has gained attention in mainstream media lately thanks to its popularity among athletes. In fact, you may have seen people running, cycling, or playing in a big game with tight sleeves of spandex on their arms and legs.  While these athletes may be u...

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04

Apr

Is Your Bone Infected?

A bone infection, also known as osteomyelitis, develops when germs reach one or more bones, causing swelling and inflammation.  In the past, these infections were considered incurable. But medical advancements have made osteomyelitis a highly treatable condition, t...

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04

Apr

Understanding Pilonidal Cysts

Pilonidal cysts usually develop above the cleft of your buttocks at the base of your tailbone. These painful masses form when a hair punctures the skin and becomes embedded in the area.  While pilonidal cysts usually aren’t life-threatening, they’re prone...

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Apr

Understanding Possible Post-Mohs Surgery Complications

An estimated 9,500 Americans receive a skin cancer diagnosis each day. Fortunately, specialized treatment with Mohs surgery can deliver cure rates as high as 99% while preserving more healthy tissue in the area.  But Mohs surgery still leaves a wound behi...

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Apr

5 Signs Your Surgical Wound Isn't Healing Properly

Whether you’re preparing for surgery or have just undergone a procedure, you should know to pay attention to the incision site.  Your skin is your body’s natural barrier protecting you from infection, so when you have breaks in your skin — even if a doctor...

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04

Apr

Stubborn Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Approximately 9.3% of Americans live with diabetes, and an estimated 25% of them develop diabetic foot ulcers over their lifetime. Foot ulcers can lead to infection, gangrene, and amputation. In fact, if you have diabetes, you’re 15 times more likely&nbs...

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