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Can liquid honey be used to treat skin ulcers on the leg?

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Dr. Oliver Aalami
Surgery - Vascular
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Yes, honey has anti microbial properties and has been used for topical wound care of leg and decubitus ulcers.
Only sterilized labratory tested honey should be used.

In brief: Yes

Yes, honey has anti microbial properties and has been used for topical wound care of leg and decubitus ulcers.
Only sterilized labratory tested honey should be used.
Dr. Oliver Aalami
Dr. Oliver Aalami
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional

In brief: Ask your doctor

Don't treat yourself!

In brief: Ask your doctor

Don't treat yourself!
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care

In brief: Honey for ulcers

Honey has been used for the treatment of wounds for centuries.
There are medical grade honey based products on the market that are used in wound care currently. They appear to be as effective as other types of products used in the wound care armamentarium. Many patients purchase their own honey in stores to use on wounds. There is no literature to support this type of honey.

In brief: Honey for ulcers

Honey has been used for the treatment of wounds for centuries.
There are medical grade honey based products on the market that are used in wound care currently. They appear to be as effective as other types of products used in the wound care armamentarium. Many patients purchase their own honey in stores to use on wounds. There is no literature to support this type of honey.
Dr. Scott Bolhack
Dr. Scott Bolhack
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