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Can Derma Wound Cream Help Treat Diabetic Foot Ulcers
See a physician: Diabetic wounds should always be followed by a medical professional who will ensure that you do not have an infection of the soft tissue or worse, the bone(s) beneath the wound. Left untreated, a diabetic wound can rapidly become a more serious problem. Schedule an appointment with a foot and ankle specialist with training and interest in wound management. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Multiple remedies: Wound care requires multi-discipline input for proper wound healing. There are multiple modalities and multiple strategies to get a wound closed but it takes a knowledgeable well trained specialist to know when to implement the appropriate treatment during the course of wound healing similar to a conductor leading an orchestra. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It depends.: Foot ulcers do not usually happen spontaneously. They usually begin at the site of an injury. Avoiding poor-fitting footwear that causes reddening of the skin, or blisters; closely monitoring minor injuries, and seeking prompt care for major injuries or minor ones that do not improve quickly can help prevent ulcers from forming. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
There isn't really..: ...A best method. The reason i love treating diabetic foot ulcers is that they are all different. Because of that there are a large number of dressing choices. Most importantly, however, is to get the pressure off of the ulcer. This is done with a cast, fracture boot, or specialized shoes. Be sure to visit your podiatrist and get the wound evaluated asap! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: No. Warfarin can cause something called, "coumadin (warfarin) skin necrosis", which is more likely to happen if you aren't anticoagulated with Heparin / Lovenox before starting coumadin (warfarin). Otherwise, Coumadin (warfarin) does not commonly affect your blood sugar or your diabetes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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