? What kind of disinfectant is being used? Hydrogen peroxide and iodine have been found to delay wound healing.
What is the cause? There is no real way to answer this question without a better history. It all depends on the etiology of the ulcer and the reason that it is slow to heal. Is it a venous stasis ulcer, arterial insufficiency, pressure related, or trauma that became infected. More information will allow anyone to provide you a better understanding of this problem.
See a vein specialis. 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. Our cure rate with venous ulcers is 97%.
Ulcers. It depends on the cause Evaluation to determine the cause is crucial to make a treatment plan Once the cause is identified leg elevation is very helpful as part of the healing process this will reduce inflammation and swelling.