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My Mom Is A Diabetic And Has Ulcers On Her Feet Will She Need Special Care
My mom has these sores that look like diabetic ulcers on her feet, but she's not a diabetic. What could they be?
My mom, 50 yrs old, (no diabetes), have old wound (10 y) on both side foot, some doctor diagnosis as venous ulcer, . Is there a medicine to cure it?
60 yrs old mom has varicose veins since 20 yrs and now ulcers for 5 yrs on one leg. No diabetes and now laser surgery failed. Please help.
Fail vein procedure: With ulcers for 5 years, and varicosities for 20 years your mom is advanced and likely has pretty high venous pressures. A failure of vein intervention is disappointing, however failures do occur with a certain frequency. At this point she needs compression stockings, wound care to get the ulcer healed, a repeat vein ultrasound and then a second vein intervention. Okay to ask for a second opinion. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Team approach: Depends on what is meant by necrotic. Is there blood flow to the extremity or wound? If not, a vascular or interventional cardiologist need to increase the blood flow to the extremity. A podiatrist is needed to get any bony prominence resected and to offlaod the wound. An endocrinologist is needed to get the diabetes under control if out of control. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Varied: Diabetic ulcers are about as varied as rashes. They can begin under a thick nail as drainage. They can be a simple cut on the foot or scab. Or they can be a large open wound with infection. They also compass gangrene that appears as black or sometimes grayish/purplish discoloration to the toe. Have it checked out by a podiatrist immediately! they can diagnose and treat, or help prevent them. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dfu: Diabetic foot ulcers usually appear on the sole of the feet, usually over bony prominences. They occur because the diabetic patient cannot feel normal sensations on the feet, and because the diabetic patient is prone to multiple other conditions such as poor blood flow and bone abnormalities. A poorly controlled diabetic also has healing and repair challenges. Any questions, seek help as soon as p ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
6 year old has white round callous skin patch on bottom of big toe & center feels tough. Ulcer? Feet tingle frequently. Diabetic?
What alternative surgeries exist for non diabetic ulcer on sole of the foot vs skin graft. I'm offloading in cam Walker daily for 5 years. need help?
Depend: it is really depend on the size of the ulcer, and the depth and the staging of the ulcer, and last if the ulcer is necrotic,or infected. Debridment of the necrotic and infected tissues is essential for the ulcer to heal. Skin coverage could varies to many options including skin graft. You can discuss the different options with your surgeon,general,vascular,foot,or orthopedist ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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