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Nonhealing Surgical Wounds

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If a surgical incision has not undergone the normal healing process, often because of infection, advanced wound care can help you recover.

Surgery involving the intestines is more than likely to result in a nonhealing wound due to bacterial infection, and people with diabetes or a weakened immune system also face a higher risk.

Advanced wound healing treatments available for surgical wounds include:

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