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MY SISTR HAS GANGRENE IN HER LEG AND FOOT. sHE IS TAKING OZONE

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mY SISTR HAS GANGRENE IN HER LEG AND FOOT. sHE IS TAKING OZONE TREATMENT ON THE WOUNDS. HER DOCTOR HAS SUGGESTED TO GET THE GANGRENE SCRAPPED FOR BETTER RESULT WIOTH THE OZONE. SHE HAS HAS ANGIOPLASTY OF THE LEGS OVER A WEEK AGO. WHERE CAN WE FIND A CLINIC WHICH WILL DO THE SCRAPING
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 9 months ago.
HelloWhat you are referring to is called surgical debridement.The doctors who did the angioplasty are the ones in a position to evaluate this, do the debridement or refer to the correct surgeon.It is a surgical procedure and not always indicated in this situation.I am not sure who is doing the ozone treatments but they should be in direct communication with the surgeons.You should be talking with the surgeons about the care of the gangrene.They should be referring her to a wound care clinicAs another resource, contact the wound care alliance and talk with them about clinics and practitioners http://www.wcauk.org/ Also take a look here at mobile clinics http://www.healogics.com/mobileunitOK, so that is an initial answer….Please use reply to expert if you have further questions. When you are ready, please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here daily.

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