Amputation of the affected foot or toe to prevent infection from spreading;. .
Pain, swelling, red or bruised toe, hurts to walk.
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Or, it may lead to deep infection or gangrene and amputation. . .
Remember that ulcers can return after treatment.
An ulcer is an open sore that can show up on the skin, in the lining of an organ, or on the surface of any body tissue.
Complex, severe, or recurrent diabetic foot ulcers require a higher level of care. A foot ulcer looks.
(Ulcers have less of a risk of infection and heal faster if. Diminished ability to sense hot or cold.
Complex, severe, or recurrent diabetic foot ulcers require a higher level of care.
For early-stage foot and toe ulcers, nonsurgical treatments might work.
It can sometimes cause itching, burning, or other types of discomfort. . .
People with diabetes are at. . . feeling hot. .
More advanced ulcers — especially ones that are infected — might require surgery. .
Benefits and risks of foot ulcer treatment.
Nonsurgical treatments include: Topical wound care.
Vigilance and good hygiene are the best ways to prevent foot ulcers and detect them in.