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Causes of Bedsores

Causes of Bedsores

Bed sores are caused by pressure on a body part that results in reduced oxygen and blood flow. Friction and sheering forces between skin and bone can also cause bed sores.

Bedsores Causes: Risk Factors

The following conditions have been cited in various sources as potentially causal risk factors related to Bedsores:

Bedsores: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Bedsores, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Bedsores:

Bedsores: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Bedsores: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Bedsores as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Bedsores as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Bedsores. Our database lists the following as having Bedsores as a complication of that condition:

Bedsores as a symptom:

Conditions listing Bedsores as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Bedsores. Our database lists the following as having Bedsores as a symptom of that condition:

Medical news summaries relating to Bedsores:

The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Bedsores:

Related information on causes of Bedsores:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Bedsores may be found in:


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