Silver dressings. Yes, this medication is a safe prescription medication used as one of an armamentarium in treating a diabetic foot ulcer. All foot ulcers should be seen by a health care professional as the consequences of a self-treatment failure can be muscle, tendon or bone infection; amputation; hospitalization; or sepsis and death. Do treat this condition by yourself!
Yes. As long as you don't have any allergies to sulfa medications or silver.
Yes. Some use this type of cream under certain circumstances. Different types of creams are available depending on the needs of the wound.
Yes. Make sure there is no sulfa allergy.