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Will a leg ulcer heal if im on my feet for 10 hours a day?

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Dr. Douglas Joyce
Phlebology
2 doctors agree

In brief: See vein specialist

Leg ulcers are often caused by chronic venous insufficiency which is a problem that causes to much pressure to be in the veins near the skin.
A venous specialist can diagnose and treat this condition. Wear compression stockings to minimize the standing effect.

In brief: See vein specialist

Leg ulcers are often caused by chronic venous insufficiency which is a problem that causes to much pressure to be in the veins near the skin.
A venous specialist can diagnose and treat this condition. Wear compression stockings to minimize the standing effect.
Dr. Douglas Joyce
Dr. Douglas Joyce
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Dr. Spence Misner
Wound care
2 doctors agree

In brief: Not without treatmen

First determine what is causing the ulcer. Is it diabetic related or caused from venous disease or is it arterial or any combination.
Basically being on your feet 10 hours daily is not going to help.Multilayer compression dressing is gold standard for venous ulceration and certain diabetic ulcers bit could be dangerous if there is an arterial problem. Please get the correct diagnosis first.

In brief: Not without treatmen

First determine what is causing the ulcer. Is it diabetic related or caused from venous disease or is it arterial or any combination.
Basically being on your feet 10 hours daily is not going to help.Multilayer compression dressing is gold standard for venous ulceration and certain diabetic ulcers bit could be dangerous if there is an arterial problem. Please get the correct diagnosis first.
Dr. Spence Misner
Dr. Spence Misner
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Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Depends

This depends on what kind and what is the cause of the ulcer..

In brief: Depends

This depends on what kind and what is the cause of the ulcer..
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
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Dr. Rafael Lugo
Surgery

In brief: Unna boot

Go see a clinic that deals with venous stasis ulcers.
You need an unna boot.

In brief: Unna boot

Go see a clinic that deals with venous stasis ulcers.
You need an unna boot.
Dr. Rafael Lugo
Dr. Rafael Lugo
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