A 38-year-old member asked:
are there any causes for foot ulcers besides diabetes and sickle cell?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Joseph Newman answered
31 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Other causes for foot ulcers beyond diabetes and sickle cell disease include: bedsores (decubitus ulcers), peripheral vascular disease, varicose veins, trauma (including spider bites), metabolic diseases and malnutrition, scleroderma, and alcoholism ( alcoholic neuropathy).
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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