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paralyzed with open sore on butt, sore not healing

Hello! I've been paralyzed for about 6 years due to a spinal cord injury.
About a month ago I noticed I had a sore on my left buttox and I picked at it and it turned into an open sore. I went to the doctor and was prescribed the antibiotic kflex. It started to heal a little bit but after 7 days the medicine ran out. It is now an open sore that is always oozing liquid. It won't heal and it's very painful. What do I do?
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replied July 20th, 2015
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
The sore that you describe could be a pressure sore and should not be ignored if not healing as it can become extensive. You may require debridement and daily dressing. Do not ignore your symptoms. Visit your doctor/healthcare provider at the earliest for further examination evaluation clarification and assistance. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/healthcare provider and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
Take care.



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replied July 21st, 2015
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WE CALL THEM BED SORE..YOU LAYING TOO MUCH ON YOUR BACK. YOU HAVE TO CALL THE DR....SOMEONE NEEDS TO CLEAN THAT & DRESS IT DAILY. AFTER IT IS CHANGED LAY ON YOUR SIDE AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE. AFTER IT HEALS A LOT OF THERAPY PLACES HAVE AN INDOOR HEATED POOL THAT HAS A LIFT TO GET YOU SAFELY INTO THE POOL FOR THERAPY.
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