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Which is the best home remedy to treat a diabetid ulcer that is on the bottom of a foot?

Which is the best home remedy to treat a diabetid ulcer that is on the bottom of a foot?

Visit the podiatrist: That is the best remedy, forget home remedies. A failed home remedy is equivlent to an amputation. Certainly your foot and life are worth saving. Do not play around. See a doctor for this. ...Read more

Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Ulcer (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a body membrane that impedes the normal functioning of the organ of which that membrane is a part. Ulcers are further classified by their location. Ulcers are usually caused by infections, excessive acid production, stress, ...Read more


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What is the best home remedy to treat a diabetic ulcer on the bottom of a foot?

What is the best home remedy to treat a diabetic ulcer on the bottom of a foot?

See a professional: Do not try to treat a diabetic foot ulcer without a professional evaluation advice. Successful treatment of diabetic foot ulcers requires the presence of adequate circulation, professional wound debridement, offloading, and infection control. Seek professional assistance. ...Read more

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What is the best home remedy to treat a diabetic ulcer that is on the bottom of a foot?

What is the best home remedy to treat a diabetic ulcer that is on the bottom of a foot?

NONE!: You need to be followed by a specialist carefully to ensure that your wound does not progress and at worst become infected. Diabetic ulcerations can at times rapidly progress and result in a much worse prognosis. Follow all instructions in diabetes management and wound care as prescribed. ...Read more

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What's a good home remedy for itching cause by foot ulcers?

What's a good home remedy for itching cause by foot ulcers?

Rest: If you have an ulcer to your foot, you should try to stay off of the area/ulcer as much as possible. For the itching itself, try some lanocaine, or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream. Remember that itching can be a sign of healing. If unsure, contact your physician. ...Read more

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How can I relieve the pain from mouth ulcers caused by hand, foot, and mouth disease?

How can I relieve the pain from mouth ulcers caused by hand, foot, and mouth disease?

Mouth ulcers: Your physician can prescribe a oral rinse to sooth and numb the tissues while the lesions heal. This will help immediately. ...Read more

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Hand-foot-and-mouth disease or just a simple oral ulcer/mouth sore. How can I tell?

Hand-foot-and-mouth disease or just a simple oral ulcer/mouth sore. How can I tell?

Don't guess/get exam: You can't; get exam. Canker sores are common aphthous ulcers of mouth that occur situationally, often in response to stressors, are bacterial or viral, & can be treated topically with many otc products that reduce local discomfort & potentially speed healing. However, oral/dental problems & a number of systemic diseases cause canker sore-like lesions--crohn's, behcet's, std (sexually transmitted). ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have hand-foot-and-mouth disease or just a simple oral ulcer/mouth sore?

How can I tell if I have hand-foot-and-mouth disease or just a simple oral ulcer/mouth sore?

See a dentist: You need to have someone look at the ulcers. Hand foot and mouth disease is a viral infection that has symptoms occurring elsewhere in the body. Mouth ulcers are from a variety of sources and can vary in how long they take to go away or be treated. See your dentist and he or she can help you figure it out. ...Read more

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Hand-foot-and-mouth disease or just a simple oral ulcer/mouth sore? Any serious worry here?

Hand-foot-and-mouth disease or just a simple oral ulcer/mouth sore?  Any serious worry here?

Usually Not: The most common rapid-onset mouth sores are aphthous ulcers (canker sores) and herpetic lesions (cold sores) which are usually self limiting and heal in 7-10 days. Laser tx can shorten duration for both and anti-herpetic medications exist. Hf&m is caused by the coxsackie virus and is very contagious in the early stages and usually found in children. ...Read more

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Ulceration (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a bodily membrane that impedes the organ of which that membrane is a part from continuing its normal functions. Ulcers are further classified by their location, for example; ...Read more


Buttock (Definition)

The buttocks are the paired curved masses that make up our "posterior." each buttock consists of a layer of fat superimposed on the gluteus maximus ...Read more