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How do you help heal a leg ulcer?
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Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care
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In brief: Heal a leg ulcer
Your question is too broad.
There are many types of leg ulcers: venous, arterial, neuropathic, trauma, surgical, and those from dozens of different dermatologic problems. Please see wound specialist for further direction.

In brief: Heal a leg ulcer
Your question is too broad.
There are many types of leg ulcers: venous, arterial, neuropathic, trauma, surgical, and those from dozens of different dermatologic problems. Please see wound specialist for further direction.
Dr. Scott Bolhack
Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Dr. Norman Chideckel
Surgery - Vascular
In brief: Ulcer
Firstly you need to identify the cause and based on that a treatment protocol will be established In general leg elevation is helpful in all causes

In brief: Ulcer
Firstly you need to identify the cause and based on that a treatment protocol will be established In general leg elevation is helpful in all causes
Dr. Norman Chideckel
Dr. Norman Chideckel
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Dr. Douglas Joyce
Phlebology
In brief: Depends on type
Leg ulcers may be caused by arterial disease or they are often caused by chronic venous insufficiency which is a problem that causes to much pressure to be in the veins near the skin.
These ulcers are generally on the ankle mostly on the inside of the leg. The skin is ofter brown in that area. A venous specialist can diagnose and treat this condition. Our cure rate with venous ulcers is 97%.

In brief: Depends on type
Leg ulcers may be caused by arterial disease or they are often caused by chronic venous insufficiency which is a problem that causes to much pressure to be in the veins near the skin.
These ulcers are generally on the ankle mostly on the inside of the leg. The skin is ofter brown in that area. A venous specialist can diagnose and treat this condition. Our cure rate with venous ulcers is 97%.
Dr. Douglas Joyce
Dr. Douglas Joyce
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