Thread: lumps & bumps
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Old 09-08-2012, 07:50 PM
Dr Scoliosis Dr Scoliosis is offline
 
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Default Re: lumps & bumps

Sunlight contains ultraviolet (UV) rays. These are toxic to some bacteria. UV light can be used to sterilise some equipment in hospitals. It only works as surface agent - that is, it is effective only where the light can be shone. It has no effect on infections below the skin. Therefore, it is not useful for deep infections such as those around a spinal rod.

Regarding acupuncture, there is no scientific evidence that it has a role in the treatment of deep infection.

Dr Scoliosis