Diabetic Foot Infections|Toe Infections 2
diabetic foot

Diabetic Foot Ulcers - FAQ's & treated diabetic foot ulcers conditions


How many persons lead to amputations due to Diabetic Foot Ulcers?
80% amputations are due to improperly treated previous ulcerations.

Did you know that Diabetic Ulcers|Diabetes Foot Ulceration not healing for more than 3 months can lead to amputation?
Diabetic Ulcers|Diabetes Foot Ulceration (non healing wound >3 months) can progress to foot infections (15-20% times)/bone infections/wet gangrene finally ends up in foot amputations

Below conditions are neuropathic ulcers , not healing for months to years by many doctors treatment ,which are healed by Dr.P.N.Someshwara Rao, . 

diabetic foot ulcers 1

What is Diabetic Foot Ulcers (callous ulcer)?
It is a chronic non healing wound (Diabetic Foot Ulcers) in sole of foot which is due to increased pressure in foot at some areas while walking

How does Diabetic Foot Ulcers (callous ulcer) differ from routine wound in foot?
Any wound by dressings or antibiotics usually heals or shows signs of healing within 1-2 months time, if wound does not show signs of healing by above things either it is callous ulcer or wound has infected the bone

Why does Diabetic Foot Ulcers (callous ulcer) leads to amputations?
Either due to negligence of patients or unawareness of how to heal callous ulcer by some doctors many patients end up in infections and later amputations

How Diabetic Foot Ulcers (callous ulcer) are commonly mismanaged outside?
Callous ulcer looks like a normal wound without any infection so many practitioners prescribe antibiotics/costly ointments/normal MCP or MCR footwear’s, but this wound never heals with routine treatment because it is due to increased pressure while walking, until methods are adopted to reduce pressure while walking this type of wound will never heal but could later lead to bone infection or wet gangrene and foot amputations

Some doctors advice total contact casting which heals wound temporally while they are on cast but once they start walking again wound will come back

How to treat callous ulcers (Diabetic Foot Ulcers )?
It could be treated by individualized custom made footwear according to patients wound location, if it recurs in spite of footwear’s there are podiatric surgeries to reduce pressure to prevent recurrence of ulcer or wound,
If any wound not healing with routine treatment of yours practitioners all you have to do is consult a diabetic foot specialist or a podiatric surgeon

How negligence of patients does lead to foot amputations?
Many patients feel it is normal they don’t realize it could get infected in future ,so once they have seen some doctors and if told it will not heal they live with ulcer rather than searching for specialist,

Another common factor is non compliance of patients for using customized footwear and following doctor’s advice

 

 


Diabeticfoot
   
   
   
 
© Copyright2009 ndiabeticfoot.com.All rights reserved                          Diabetic Foot Ulcers