STEP 6: Wound Debridement and Surgery: Any callus and bad tissue covering your wound needs to be ‘debrided’ or removed because this can prevent your wound from healing. Don’t remove any skin or tissue yourself! Visit a doctor so this can be done in a clean environment with the right tools.
Calluses and corns need to be trimmed by a professional because they can cause wounds
The ideal wound is one where the tissue is red and healthy looking
Bleeding is not bad. It means your body has the ability to heal your wound.
Your doctor is happy when your wound bleeds. You should be too.
Wound cultures can trick us because our skin normally has bacteria on it
Bone infection is bad and bone may need to be removed
Wounds present for many years may need a biopsy. Wounds can turn into a type of cancer.