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Posted by: Daph | 2009/07/27

Long time to heal

I am struggling to heal where I have accidently hurt myself. Even where I had stiches it did not close as it should and after having had the stictches in for 5 days it promptly tore open again when removed. It takes months for me to heal. What could be the reason for this?

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Dear Daph
There are many factors that can cause delayed wound healing like smoking, insufficient circulation, infection, low vit C intake, diabetes, depression, auto immune diseases, certain medications.
Dr Bets

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