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Venous Stasis Ulcer

A venous stasis ulceration is often a shallow, irregular, jagged-shaped wound of varying size that occurs on the inside of the ankles or lower legs. It is important that medical care be sought so that this may be differentiated from other types of ulcerations that occur, such as diabetic ulcerations and ischemic ulcerations. Venous insufficiency and venous […]

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Wound Healing Tips

Healing a wound or ulceration can be a frustrating and challenging experience for both the patient and the treating physicians and surgeons. A comprehensive approach to healing often may incorporated a podiatrist, vascular surgeon, primary care physician and dietician and at times an infectious disease specialist. What are things you can do to help your

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Skin Cancer

Squamous Cell Carcinoma This is the most common form of cancer in the feet. This particular skin cancer may appear as a scaly bump or plaque and may often appear inflamed and be painless or itchy. Because of its often skin-like growths, it may be confused with a callus, wart, fungal infection or ulceration. This

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Preventative Foot Care

DAILY FOOT INSPECTIONS Use hand held mirror or floor mirror to visually inspect your feet Ask a family member to help you if necessary Look for blisters, cracks, scratches and cuts Look for drainage and note color and odor Look for redness, skin changes and excessive swelling Note any peculiar sensations, such as burning, tingling

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