eCureMe logo
  eCureMe home eCureMe log In Sign Up!
eCureMe Life : Your Healthy Living. Click Here!
Welcome, eCureMe.com medical contents search February 27, 2014
       eCureMe Life
       Medical Supplies
       Calorie Count
       Self-Diagnosis
       Physician Search
       Message Board
      E-mail Doctor
      E-mail Veterinarian
      Self-Diagnosis
      Health-O-Matic Meter
      Calorie Count
      Natural Medicine
      Vitamins & Minerals
      Alternative Living
      My Health Chart
      Diseases & Treatments
      Atlas of Diseases
      Sexually Transmitted
      Diseases
Generic Viagra
      Drug Information
      Illegal Drugs
      Lab & Diagnostic Tests
      Internal Medicine
      Women’s Health
      Pediatrics
      Eye Disorders
      Skin Disorders
      Headache
      Mental Health
      Radiology
      Neurology
      Allergy
      Resource Links
      Physician Directory
      Dentist Directory
      Hospital Directory





Foot Ulcers

more about Foot Ulcers


  • These are sores on the feet.  They cause concern when they do not heal rapidly.  The major causes of slow or non-healing foot ulcers are diabetes, venous insufficiency (in the latter, veins do not work properly to return blood to the heart so fluid backs up into the legs and feet), and arterial insufficiency (arteries from heart are blocked and do not bring enough blood.)

  • Proper nutrition
  • Control of diabetes
  • Leg compression stockings in venous insufficiency (i.e., leg swelling)
  • Cleaning and sometimes debridement (cutting away dead/infected tissue)
  • Antibiotic ointments
  • Antibiotics by mouth
  • Occlusive dressings such as Duoderm
  • Foam boot if necessary
  • Skin grafting is occasionally necessary
  • Arterial angioplasty or bypass in cases of severe arterial insufficiency




more about Foot Ulcers


If you want your friend to read or know about this article, Click here






medical contents search

Home   |   About Us   |   Contact Us   |   Employment Ad   |   Help

Terms and Conditions under which this service is provided to you. Read our Privacy Policy.
Copyright © 2002 - 2003 eCureMe, Inc All right reserved.