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Apply ConvaTec Aquacel Ag dressing with ionic silver on a clean wound, and overlap the dressing 1/2 inch on the surrounding skin, instructs Drugs.com. Use this dressing as a primary dressing, and cover it with a secondar... More »

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Aquacel Ag is a ribbon dressing or nonwoven pad that contains sodium carboxymethylcellulose and 1.2 percent ionic silver, which gives an allowance of up to 12 milligrams of silver for a 4 by 4-inch dressing, according to... More »

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Aquacel Ag is a ribbon dressing or nonwoven pad that contains sodium carboxymethylcellulose and 1.2 percent ionic silver, which gives an allowance of up to 12 milligrams of silver for a 4 by 4-inch dressing, according to... More »

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Regular cleaning of the sore with frequent application of new dressings is the most gentle way to treat bedsores while at home, states Mayo Clinic. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, such as ibuprofen and n... More »

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