Treatment Of Festering Wounds In Diabetics?
my mother has diabetes, I don’t know why it hasn’t arrived * there are wounds on my feet until it’s like pus like a blister, how do I treat it? Should I remove the pus-like one and let it dry or leave it alone? Because the 2 fingers that hit 1 are already dry on their own but the other finger is not recovering yet.
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Diabetics whose blood sugar is not well controlled indeed often experience wounds in their legs or called diabetes sores / ulcers. This wound on the foot occurs due to an interruption of the innervation of the periphery and impaired blood flow to the foot. When the wound has occurred, the wound will be easily affected by infection (due to a decreased immune system of diabetics) and also healing will be more difficult to occur (due to infection factors and also poor blood flow). Therefore, in treating diabetes wounds, various factors must be considered, including:
control of his blood sugar
control of infection
Everything must be done together to heal the wounds of diabetes. If indeed the wound on your mother's foot is up to remove pus, do not squeeze and remove pus yourself, but do not just leave it alone. You should take your mother to an internal medicine doctor so that you can do a more comprehensive evaluation and management. The doctor will give antidiabetic drugs or suggest the use of insulin to control your mother's blood sugar, give antibiotics to treat infections in the wound, and give a referral to the surgeon if the wound requires surgical cleaning (for example if there is a lot of dead / necrotic tissue in the wound ). The doctor will also teach you how to treat your mother's wounds at home so the wounds dry quickly.
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