There are a number of different types of wound care, and they vary widely based upon the exact type of wound. Wound care can include:
Wound healing time can vary based on the type of wound, the depth of the wound, and the patient's own healing ability. The majority of minor wounds tend to heal within just a few days, especially if the wound isn't very deep. Some wounds are slower to heal, especially deeper cuts that go through several layers of skin. Diabetes sufferers often have delayed wound healing, and it can be very challenging for them to fully heal wounds in the extremities and in other areas. For that reasons, it's especially vital that diabetic patients be very vigilant about wound care. This may involve coming into the Quantum Healthcare office regularly to have dressing changes and to be evaluated by one of our physicians.
The signs of an infected wound can include:
All of these signs of wound infection should be taken seriously. If the wound is infected, it can cause some serious problems for not just the wound but for your entire body over time. if you have any or all of the signs of wound infection, contact the Quantum Healthcare team as soon as possible. Our physicians are highly experienced in wound care and are ready to help.
At Quantum Healthcare, we accept most major insurance plans. Please contact our office if you have any questions or do not see your insurance provider listed.