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Leg ulcer rheumatoid

My mom is suffering from leg ulcer.What causes leg ulcer in rheumotoid patient. Can it be cured just by dressing?
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Inflammatory diseases including vasculitis, lupus, scleroderma or other rheumatological conditions also causes leg ulcers. The goals of treatment are to relieve pain, speed recovery and heal the wound. Each patient's treatment plan is individualized, based on the patient's health, medical condition and ability to care for the wound. Consult Surgeon...
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Dr. Hithysh BM
General Physician 2 yrs exp Bangalore
Hello it depends upon various factors like her immunity Rh factor positive or negative Diabetes Yes regular dressing with antibiotics will definitely cure the ulcer consult orthopedician for further evaluation and treatment.
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