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Stasis Ulcer Leg Itches Stop Itching
I have a stasis ulcer on my leg. The infection is gone, but it still itches. How can I stop the itching?
Lotio / Benadryl (diphenhydramine) : Itching is very common and is a consequence of the inflammation from the healing ulcer and any associated venous insufficiency. Lotion and/or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) ointment could help. Compression always helps keep the venous insufficiency in check an may keep the itching at bay. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See a venous Dr.: Venous stasis is caused by valve problems that allow blood from deep high-pressure veins to enter low-pressure veins just under the skin. These veins enlarge, letting fluid through the walls (swelling), letting blood through (discoloration) and finally having so much back pressure that nutritious arterial blood cannot enter an area of the skin resulting in ulcers. It is treated by laser ablation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pressure dressing: stasis ulcers are usually venous, but sometimes the arteries can also be involved also depending on how large the ulcer is Usually a pressure dressing is applied if its strictly venous stasis ulcer. It looks like a boot. This is the faster way to treat If the ulcer is infected you may need an antibiotic or other topical dressing under the boot dressing. ...Read more
Multiple factors: 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. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Best outcome: This type of problem is best dealt with by a specialist in wound care or vascular disease. The person you pick should be board certified and certified in wound care. They should practice in wound care or vascular disease as the major part of their practice, not a family doc working in a wound care center a few hours a week. They should do a workup and have a diagnosis before treating you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I hav several small ulcers on the bottom of foreskin of my penis,it itches from time to time,I have burning micturition,what can b the cause?treatment
Smashed an insect on my neck while sleeping 2 days ago & now its a big rash which burns & itches & got an ulcer on that rash? Any home remedy? Or dr.?
My anus itches and burns. There is medium dark red blood after I have a bowel movement only when i wipe. I have an ulcer... Could that be related?
Pruritus Ani: Pruritus ani is so common today that it is known as the "space-age" disease. Occasionally, pinworms, lice, fungus, and hemorrhoids may be responsible. Rarely, food allergies, and allergies to drugs such as antibiotics may be the cause. Pruritus ani is also associated with certain systemic disorders such as jaundice, diabetes, lymphoma, and uremia. Pruritus ani is a self-perpetuating disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My foot is in a cast without padding. When I walk it itches my ankle and top of foot. I will wear it for 12 weeks. Can any blisters or ulcers develop?
Blisters/ ulcers: If you have any problems with your ankle or foot you must contact the doctor who is caring for you. If the doctor does not have space or time to see you please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. Hope all goes well. Michael Kleerekoper ...Read more
I have a 3rd degree burn scar on leg, and It randomly itches like crazy how do I stop that? That and is there a way I can remove it, it looks gross?
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