Diabetic Foot Wounds, Wounds That Must Be Treated Immediately

Diabetic Foot Wounds, Wounds That Must Be Treated Immediately

Have you ever experienced non-healing wounds on your feet and hands? Be careful, you could get a diabetic ulcer.

Wounds on the feet that don't heal can be a sign of diabetes, you know, Hermina's best friend. What's more, if there are signs of smelly discharge, this should be treated by a doctor immediately. Diabetic foot ulcers are a condition that is often experienced by diabetics. This condition is characterized by the appearance of sores accompanied by an unpleasant-smelling discharge from the feet. Diabetic foot wounds, commonly called diabetic ulcers, occur due to damage to nerves and blood vessels due to uncontrolled blood sugar levels.

Diabetic ulcers usually occur on parts of the body that bear weight, such as the soles of the feet or big toes. This condition can occur with varying degrees of severity. Initially it started as a small wound that did not heal, was watery and resulted in death of the body's tissue cells if not treated immediately. Diabetic ulcers occur as a result of complications from diabetes. This condition can be dangerous for sufferers if it is not treated immediately by a doctor, it can lead to other complications such as organ dysfunction (sepsis) to cause tissue decay which requires amputation of the part affected by diabetic ulcers.
The signs and symptoms of diabetic ulcers include:

No Pain in the Wounded Area

Symptoms caused by diabetic ulcers are no pain in the wound area. This occurs due to damage to nerve cells in certain areas such as feet or hands affected by diabetic wounds.

Finally, the pain is not felt or numb.

Unhealed Wounds

Diabetic ulcers are characterized by wounds that are difficult to heal. This is influenced by high blood sugar levels and is not controlled.

Even diabetic ulcers can cause infection and lead to the death of body tissue cells

Discharge from the feet which may stain socks or footwear. At a more severe level, it can develop into an unusual swelling, irritation, redness and smelly discharge from one or both legs affected by diabetic ulcers

Diabetic ulcers are often marked by the presence of black tissue around the ulcer. This occurs because there is no healthy blood flow to the area around the ulcer
The signs and symptoms of diabetic ulcers include:

Diabetics who experience diabetic ulcers are encouraged to live a healthy lifestyle and take medicines prescribed by a doctor and to keep their blood sugar levels stable.

If Hermina's best friend has problems with diabetic foot wounds, please consult a surgeon at the nearest hospital for further examination and treatment. Greetings healthy
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