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Dealing with pressure sores (sore skin)

Pressure sores are wounds that develop when constant pressure or friction on one area of the body damages the skin. Find out how to prevent and treat them.

Causes and prevention of pressure sores

Find out more about the causes of pressure sores and how to prevent them.

Treatment of pressure sores

If you develop a pressure sore, it is important that a nurse or doctor examines you. Find out more.

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