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Wound in the legs not getting healed, got injured on the same spot of burning. Remedy?

hallo dear sir i have a wound in my leg for the last two years and it is still not filled, actually i got burn in my leg 6 years ago but the wound was filled but again due to some home activities i get hurt in my leg in 2010 june and is still there, kindly advice me your precious suggestion so that i get par of this. thanking you shanti devi
Asked On : Tue, 30 Oct 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
You have developed a non-healing ulcer.
There are a number of risk factors which convert any ulcer into non-healing one. Some of these are - Diabetes, lack of immobilization, infection, reduced vascularity, defective venous return etc.
You should get your blood sugar investigation done. Infection can be overcome by proper antibiotic institution, as per the culture-sensitivity report. Keep your leg end elevated during sleeping. Take proper rest to immobilize the site.
Sometimes skin grafting may be needed.
First of all you should consult a dermatologist for the conservative management of your ulcer.
Dr. Ajit Singh
MD - Skin & VD
Answered: Tue, 30 Oct 2012
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