None really. 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%.
Many help-not proven. This partly depends on what you mean by proven-clinically homeopaths have found nearly 100 different remedies helpful for leg ulcers, including ars., carb-v., kali-s., lach., merc.&sil. However, for each individual only one of these is likely to help so i advise consulting a homeopath.Only 1 research study on this has been published & the results were equivocal.See www.Naturalpedia.Com/leg_ulcers.Html.
Keep it clean. First see your doctor and find out what they are. Most common leg ulcers are venous stasis ulcer, which resist to heel , then home remedy will be clean them free of necrotic tissue, place dressings, elevate the legs if possible, and wear elastic stockings most of the time. Read more...