Antibiotics: If the doctor determines that a wound or ulcer on your feet or legs is infected, or if the wound has high risk of becoming infected, such as a cat bite, antibiotics will be prescribed to treat the infection or the potential infection.
Foot examination: Examine your feet daily and also after any trauma, no matter how minor, to your feet. Report any abnormalities to your physician. Use a water-based moisturizer every day (but not between your toes) to prevent dry skin and crack. Wear cotton or wool socks. Avoid elastic socks and hosiery because they may impair […]
These risk factors increase your chances of developing foot problems and diabetic infections in your legs and feet if you are a diabetic. Footwear: Poorly fitting shoes are a common cause of diabetic foot problems. If you have red spots, sore spots, blisters, corns, calluses, or consistent pain associated with wearing your shoes, you need […]
The 12th Annual Conference of Diabetic Foot Society of India held at Hotel Marriott from 6th – 8th Sept, 2013. The conference was organized by Dr. Archana Sogani