A member asked:

My father just had his toe and the one next to it get amputated he has huge wound in his leg how long does it take to heal and what are some treatments to help him heal and walk again ?

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Dr. Richard Zimon answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

The fact that your: dad has already had several toes amputated generally means he has poor circulation in his leg(s). He should be seen by a Vascular Specialist who can determine if there are any NON SURGICAL treatments (eg STENTING) vs what surgical procedures will improve the circulation in his legs. Hope this is helpful! Dr Z

Answered 12/1/2020

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