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Non-healing ulcer: Everything to know

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If a wound isnt healing by the fourth week then it is termed as an open wound. Open wounds can cause serious damage to a person and If a person is diagnosed with a nonhealing ulcer then they should get themselves checked by a Professional.

Non healing ulcers are a severe problem throughout the world, and it has a great impact on personal and social levels of a person [4]
- An open wounds greatest threat is an infection caused by bacteria.
- An important assessment of the blood supply and the nerve function of the affected area is a must.
- A skin biopsy may be needed if the doctors suspect cancer or an unusual infection
- Some non-healing ulcers are caused by nontuberculosis mycobacteria. [3]

Non healing ulcers usually occur in people with diabetes especially if their blood sugar level is too high or they have a long history of smoking. Poorly controlled diabetes narrows down the large arteries which lead to the legs.

Symptoms 

Increasing pain, redness, discharge from the wound and a smelly odor are some of the symptoms.

People may experience
Pain areas: feet, ankles, calves, and thighs.

Treatment

Radiology and grafting are some or methods used by physicians to treat a person.

Medications
PRP injections and PRP gels are used in certain cases only under the advice of a doctor.

Specialists
A well-trained physician is what you need at this moment. We here at mfine try our best to help you with everything you might need.

General Surgeon

Dr. Shrihari Dhorepatil

Dr. Shrihari Dhorepatil

MS - General Surgery

General Surgeon

39 + years exp

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Dr. Nandakishore Dukkipati

Dr. Nandakishore Dukkipati

MMS,MD (Gen. Surgery),FASMBS,FIBC

General Surgeon

23+ years exp

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General Surgeon

Dr. M Vamsi Krishna

Dr. M Vamsi Krishna

MS - General Surgery,FIAGES (Fellow of Indian Association of Gastro and Endo Sur...

General Surgeon

20+ years exp

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General Surgeon

Dr. Rehan Sabir Momin

Dr. Rehan Sabir Momin

MBBS, MS(General Surgery), FIAGES, FAIS, FICS

General Surgeon

20+ years exp

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General Surgeon

Dr. Vinoth Kumar

Dr. Vinoth Kumar

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MRCS (UK), DNB - General Surgery, MCh - Plastic Surg...

General Surgeon

18+ years exp

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General Surgeon

Dr. Srujan Kumar Bellapu

Dr. Srujan Kumar Bellapu

MS- General Surgery

General Surgeon

15+ years exp

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