Venous ulcer

What is Venous ulcer?

Venous ulcer is a kind of wound thought to develop due to improper functioning of venous valves. It is a shallow wound that develops when leg veins do not return back the blood towards the heart the way they should do.

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Hello, I have three wounds on my left leg that are surrounded by large red patches. They are quite painful. One of the scabs is more than an inch...

doctor1 MD

Hi,

Thank you for the query,

There is a possibility that we are dealing with either a Arterial ulcer or a Venous ulcer here.Other bleak possibility...

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My son arrived from Arizona with huge lower legs filled with fluid, he said the dr diagnosed venous insufficiency. That was a month ago. He now...

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Brief Answer:
He might have developed Venous ulcer.

Detailed Answer:
Hi
As per your description, it looks like Venous ulcer.
Colour doppler...

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