North Little Rock Wound Healing & Lymphedema Centers  provides these tips for the sole purpose of general information to the public. They are not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes. They do not create any patient-physician relationship, and should not  constitute a substitute for professional diagnosis and treatment. 

Not All Wounds Healed Naturally

Many wound may require specialized treatments. Non healing sores can occur for many reasons:

  • Poor circulation;
  • Diabetes;
  • Malnutrition;
  • Age;
  • Obesity;
  • Etc...
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Dr Gilbert at work for his patients

  • After 30 days, a wound should be called ulcer, selon Medicare guidelines
  • A sore that is not healing can sometimes be a skin cancer