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How can leakage from an edema wound be treated?

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Dr. Rahul Kumar

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Posted on Tue, 21 Aug 2018 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: How do I heal a leaky wound from edema. what's the best treatment?

I should mention that my CBC has improved...red cell 3.49, hemoglobin 10.5, hematocrit 32.3..not perfect but improved..Am taking iron supplements..Both legs clear after peripheral artery procedure.
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Answered by Dr. Rahul Kumar 42 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Normal saline

Detailed Answer:

Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

You can do normal saline compress.

Wet a gauge in normal saline and wrap around your feet and keep it for 15 min.
Do this twice daily.

This will extract out edema fluid and prevent leakage.

The normal saline bottle would be available over the counter with your nearest chemist.

Hope I have answered your query.

Take care

Dr. Rahul Kumar, Dermatologist


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