Surgical incision from 3 hernia operations isn't healing. Should we go to a wound center?

My husband has had three hernia surgeries through same incision. Each one was a year apart and now that incision is not healing. He is 80. I have been told a wound clinic would help, but if that is true, why does the doctor not recommend that?

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Answered by Vascular Institute of Chattanooga

General practitioners are not always familiar with the different treatment options that are available for non-healing or slow-healing wounds. It would be beneficial to be evaluated by a provider who has special training in wound care.

Published on Jan 15, 2020

Answered by Vascular Institute of Chattanooga (View Profile)

General practitioners are not always familiar with the different treatment options that are available for non-healing or slow-healing wounds. It would be beneficial to be evaluated by a provider who has special training in wound care.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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