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What is the current treatment for a varicose ulcer of

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What is the current treatment for a varicose ulcer of long standing?. It was very small-the result of walking into a rose bush 5 years ago- stayed small for over 4 years- has now begun to increase in size. Legs and feet are swollen due to poor kidney function. Wears made to measure elastic stockings.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 11 months ago.

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Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 11 months ago.

In addition to compression stockings there are other options to treat varicose ulcers as well.These include drug like Pentoxifylline,skin grafting and various surgical procedure like thermoablation and sclerotherapy.These surgical procedures do have a very good success rate ,You should consult your doctor for these possible option to find out the best option for you .

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