What are some home remedies for leg ulcers?

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.

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Which homeopathic remedy has been proven successful with various leg ulcers?

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.
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%.

What causes leg ulcers?

Read... Trauma, insect bites, diabetes, venous insufficiency, arterial insufficiency.
Vascular evaluation. Most often skin ulcerations of the lower extremities have weeping from edema or fluid in the tissues. This maybe related to lymphedema or venous stasis associated with varicose veins. Recommend evaluation by a vascular surgeon, and check for infection. Check out american venous forum for more information.
Leg ulcers. There are many possible reasons for leg ulcers, to include venous disease, diabetes, arterial disease, lymphedema, or vasculitis. It is important to determine the underlying source for the ulceration, to appropriately treat it.

What are cures for leg ulcers?

See below. Depending on cause of ulcer, cures are different. Many leg ulcers are due to venous issues and may require compression and intervention on the improperly working vein. Special dressings such as a boot of unna may help heal a leg ulcer. Foot ulcers my be due to poor arterial circulation and wont heal until circulation is improved. Go to a vascular surgeon or would care center for evaluation.
Causes? Depend on the causes of it so periphral arterial occlusion ulcer requires bypass or transcatheter therapy. Venous ulcer needs compression and vein ablation. ..Etc debridement, local wound care, hyperbaric oxygen all can help. Talk to your wound center or primary care physician.
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. Our cure rate with venous ulcers is 97%.
Leg ulcers. It depends on the cause If vein related then treat that issue If arterial then increase the arterial blood flow If lymph related then use compression hose Evaluation by a vascular specialist will clarify the issue.