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    How can a venous ulcer on the ankle be treated?

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Posted on Mon, 31 Jul 2017 in Lump
Question: is there an otc topical treament for a venous ulcer on my ankle
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Answered by Dr. Iven Romic Rommstein 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Various types

Detailed Answer:
There are various ointments and best are Elta silver gel, Terasil wound protection or Derma wound. Generally,any silicone based ointment is good. also, some other measures are necessary: put elastic stockings or bandage, avoid long standing, regulate body mass, and consider ultrasound therapy. also,local dressings such as granuflex or aquacell ag may be beneficial.

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