- Are an older adult.
- Cannot move certain parts of your body without help because of a spine or brain injury or disease such as multiple sclerosis.
- Have a disease that affects blood flow, including diabetes or vascular disease.
- Have Alzheimer's disease or another condition that affects your mental status.
- Have fragile skin.
- Have urinary incontinence or bowel incontinence.
- Do not get enough nutrition (malnourishment).
- The area forms a blister, then an open sore.
- Tissue cultures to diagnose a bacterial or fungal infection in a wound that doesn't heal with treatment or is already a stage IV wound.
- Tissue cultures to check for cancerous tissue if it's a chronic, non-healing wound.
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