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What is the home remedy for venus ulcers other than compression because with only that, it is not curing? Can you also tell which kind of dressing to be done?
Feet up: Sometimes compression can't be done especially if you also have severe pad. The next most important thing to do is keep your feet up above your heart as much as possible. Then absorb as much drainage as you can. Protect unopened skin from the drainage with barrier cream. A wound specialist can help figure this combination out. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Fingers chilblains, blisters and ulcers in woman 90y old.Treating daflon for chronic venuos insufficiency of the lower limbs.Tried epsom bath.Plsadvise?
No inflow: 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 more
Go see your doctor: Ulcers can occur anywhere & everywhere. I suspect that you may be referring to a peptic ulcer which can cause abdominal (stomach) pain. Best to go see your family doctor for evaluation, diagnosis & treatment. In meantime, you can try over-the-counter antacids (like rolaids & tums), h2 blockers (like zantac, (ranitidine) Pepcid & axid) & even ppi (like Prilosec & protonix). ...Read more
Pain, bleeding, etc: Where is ulcer? If you have ulcer on your foot, your foot might hurt, turn red, have foul smelling pus draining, and feel hot to touch. Same goes for any skin ulcer anywhere on body incl mucous membranes. Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/peptic-ulcer/ds00242 for info re ulcer in stomach. Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/ulcerative-colitis/ds00598 for info re ulcerative colitis. ...Read more
I presume you mean: stomach or gastric ulcer (there can be ulcerations of skin wounds, in the mouth, etc)? Burning pain in the lower chest or upper abdomen, often relieved with eating, along with nausea, indigestion, burping or vomiting are all symptoms of gastric ulcer. The pain can be dull and more generalized over the add omen. Also, signs of bleeding ... vomiting/coughing blood or black stools. Stay well:) ...Read more
Caffeine: in Mountain Dew can increase risk of developing ulcers. There is valve between the stomach and esophagus called the gastroesophageal (GE) sphincter. Normally, this valve closes very tightly to keep stomach contents from going back up (reflux) into the esophagus. Caffeine, nicotine, and alcohol all lower the pressure that keeps the GE sphincter closed. Reflux can lead to development of ulcers. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers