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What are diabetic foot ulcers?

A diabetic foot ulcer is an open wound or sore that occurs as a result of poorly controlled diabetes. Diabetic foot ulcers are quite common. 1 in every 10 people with diabetes end up having foot ulcers. Even mundane things like a new pair of shoes or minor injuries to the foot can lead to the development of foot ulcers.

In diabetic people, due to high or fluctuating levels of blood sugar, the process of healing of the exposed skin tissues is slowed down. This happens because of improper nerve functioning or narrowed arteries and thus, the injuries or blisters do not heal and a foot ulcer develops. Diabetic foot ulcers cause a lot of pain and discomfort, and if left untreated can lead to infections and ulcer-related complications.

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Diabetic foot ulcer in different languages:

Diabetic foot ulcer in Hindi: डायबिटिक फुट अल्सर

Diabetic foot ulcer in Marathi: मधुमेही पायाचे व्रण

Diabetic foot ulcer in Telugu: డయాబెటిక్ ఫుట్ అల్సర్

Diabetic foot ulcer in Tamil: நீரிழிவு கால் புண்

Diabetic foot ulcer in Malayalam: പ്രമേഹ കാലിലെ അൾസർ

Causes

Improper blood circulation

High or fluctuating blood sugar levels

Damage to the nerves in the area

Injuries or trauma to the foot

Symptoms

Discharge from the foot, sometimes accompanied by a foul odour

Swelling, Redness and Irritation in the foot

Eschar ( black tissue ) formation around the ulcer

Numbness in the foot

Partial or complete gangrene

Treatment

Checking the ankle with infection for confirming Diabetic Foot Ulcers in pune

Diagnosis

To diagnose the seriousness of the diabetic foot ulcer, your doctor may conduct a series of examinations. The doctor may want to know about your medical history and will conduct a physical examination to look for scratches, cuts and blisters. The doctor may feel your pulse to evaluate the blood flow to your feet. In addition to the physical exam, your doctor may also recommend X-rays to look for any misalignments in the feet due to decreased bone mass. MRI scans may also be conducted to get an idea about the extent of damage caused by the ulcer and if signs of any infection are seen, blood tests may be recommended.

Treatment

Debridement

Debridement is a procedure to treat wounds in the skin. In this procedure, a sharp tool or a scalpel is used to remove the dead tissue or infected skin tissues from the ulcerated foot. After the procedure, the wound is covered with a sterile bandage and the bandage is replaced daily. Ointments can also be used to hasten the healing process.

Infection Control

Foot ulcers are prone to infections. For infection prevention and control, your doctor may prescribe antibiotics like cephalexin, amoxicillin, moxifloxacin or clindamycin. These work against bacteria like staphylococcus aureus, β-hemolytic streptococci, Enterobacteriaceae, etc which are likely to cause infections in the ulcers.

Vascular Surgeries

Since one of the major causes of diabetic foot ulcers is narrowing of arteries and poor blood circulation, surgery may be required to increase the flow of blood.

Atherectomy is the surgical procedure used for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers caused due to peripheral artery disease. In this procedure, plaque consisting of fat, cholesterol and calcium is removed from the artery, thereby making the artery wider. Wider arteries have better blood circulation. The plaque is removed by shaving or vaporizing using small rotating blades at the end of a catheter or by using laser energy.

The procedure is performed under the influence of general or regional anesthesia, depending upon your medical history. Sometimes, after atherectomy, balloon angioplasty may be performed. In Balloon Angioplasty, a stent is inserted into the blood vessel to keep it open.

If you have advanced blockage in the artery, gangrene, or open sores in the foot, your doctor may perform leg bypass instead of balloon angioplasty. Leg bypass allows the creation of a new route so that the blood can travel around the blocked artery and proper blood flow to the foot can be maintained.

Why Pristyn Care ?

Pristyn Care is COVID-19 safe

Pristyn Care is COVID-19 safe

Your safety is taken care of by thermal screening, social distancing, sanitized clinics and hospital rooms, sterilized surgical equipment and mandatory PPE kits during surgery.

Assisted Surgery Experience

Assisted Surgery Experience

A dedicated Medical Coordinator assists you throughout the surgery journey from insurance paperwork, to free commute from home to hospital & back and admission-discharge process at the hospital.

Medical Expertise With Technology

Medical Expertise With Technology

Our surgeons spend a lot of time with you to diagnose your condition. You are assisted in all pre-surgery medical diagnostics. We offer advanced laser and laparoscopic surgical treatment. Our procedures are USFDA approved.

Post Surgery Care

Post Surgery Care

We offer free follow-up consultations and instructions including dietary tips as well as exercises to every patient to ensure they have a smooth recovery to their daily routines.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are diabetic foot ulcers a serious health problem?

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Yes, diabetic foot ulcers are serious and should be treated in time, as soon as they start appearing. Delaying the treatment can result in serious complications. So, if you are seeking for their treatment in Pune, Pristyn Care offers the best services.

Can diabetic foot ulcers heal on their own?

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How do diabetic foot ulcers occur?

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What are the different types of diabetic foot ulcers?

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When should I consult the doctor for my diabetic foot ulcer?

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What are the diagnostic tests recommended by the doctor for diabetic foot ulcers?

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Can a diabetic foot ulcer be treated at home?

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Why does a foot ulcer not heal on its own?

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Can I apply cream to a diabetic foot ulcer?

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What are the treatment options for diabetic foot ulcers?

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Does diabetic foot need air to heal?

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Is alcohol good for disinfecting diabetic foot ulcers?

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Are there any non-surgical methods for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers?

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Are there any ointments for diabetic foot ulcers?

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What foods should I eat during diabetic foot ulcers?

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The best treatment for Diabetic Foot Ulcers in Pune only at Pristyn Care

A diabetic foot ulcer is a very common condition that affects nearly 10 percent of diabetes patients. In many cases, it is seen that people do not seek proper medical advice even after the symptoms of diabetic foot ulcers surface. This happens due to the jam-packed schedules of the people wherein they are always trying to maintain their work-life and personal life balance. This delay in consulting doctors often leads to serious complications. Fortunately, now people in Pune do not need to experience the pain and discomfort of diabetic foot ulcers as Pristyn Care is now present in Pune with its team of highly-skilled doctors and surgeons. You just need to give us a call and your appointment will be booked according to your convenience. With a number of Pristyn Care clinics now available across Pune, you won’t even have to travel much and you can receive the best treatment for diabetic foot ulcers at the clinic nearest to you.

Pristyn Care in Pune offers the most effective vascular surgeries for Diabetic Foot Ulcers

If in your case, vascular surgery is required for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers, Atherectomy followed by Balloon Angioplasty is the best and most effective option available. Both of these procedures are minimally invasive. In Pune, both Atherectomy and Balloon Angioplasty are available at Pristyn Care. We have a team of experienced and trained vascular surgeons who can perform the surgery. So contact us right away and undergo vascular surgery to say goodbye to diabetic foot ulcers once and for all. Call us now and book your appointment with one of our surgeons.

Why choose Pristyn Care for diabetic foot ulcer procedure in Pune?

Pristyn Care is associated with a few of the best healthcare institutions and renowned hospitals in Pune. Our hospitals facilitate modern infrastructure and advanced facilities that ensure a seamless patient experience. We provide daycare surgeries for diabetic foot ulcers, which means the patient can go home on the same day of surgery. Some of the benefits of choosing Pristyn Care are -

  • Highly experienced vascular surgeon- Our team of vascular surgeons is highly experienced and certified to perform advanced diabetic foot ulcer surgeries for a very high success rate. Our vascular surgeons guide each patient through the procedure of diabetic foot ulcers prior to the surgery to avoid several risks and complications involved during the surgery.
  • Personal Care Buddy- Pristyn Care has a unique concept of a ‘personal care buddy’ who is present with the patient on the day of the surgery. The personal care buddy handles all the paperwork and miscellaneous formalities from admission to the hospital till discharge.
  • Insurance approval- Pristyn Care assists with the insurance approval for diabetic foot ulcers within 30 minutes. However, the insurance approval depends on the type of your insurance policy and the terms and conditions set by the insurance provider.
  • Flexible payment options- Pristyn Care offers several payment options for the procedure. We offer a 30% discount on the diagnostic test. Pristyn Care accepts credit cards and cash payments for diabetic foot ulcers and offers treatment at zero cost EMI.
  • Free pick-up and drop facility- Pristyn Care provides free cab services for pick-up and drop-off to each patient within the city on the day of diabetic foot ulcer surgery.
  • Free follow-up consultation- Recovery is an essential part of the treatment. Pristyn Care provides free follow-up consultation along with proper diet plans to all the patients who have undergone diabetic foot ulcers for a smooth recovery process.
  • COVID-19 safe environment - Pristyn Care ensures proper sanitization of all the OTs and clinics before each surgery to curb the spread of the COVID. It is our top priority to maintain excellent hygiene and social distancing while providing a seamless patient experience.

Book an appointment with the best vascular surgeon for diabetic foot ulcers in Pune.

Pristyn Care has some of the best vascular surgeons with years of experience and specialization in performing successful foot ulcer surgeries. All the specialists are well trained and skilled in performing advanced treatment for the best outcomes with almost no risks. You can book an appointment with the top vascular surgeons in Pune through Pristyn Care for your foot ulcer surgery in the following ways:

  • Fill out the patient form on our website www.pristyncare.com. A team of medical coordinators will reach out to you at the earliest and gather details from your end once the form is submitted. They will subsequently fix an appointment with the concerned vascular surgeon according to your schedule.
  • Connect directly with our medical coordinators via the contact number on our website. Our medical coordinators will connect you with the vascular surgeon near your area and book an appointment consecutively.
  • You can also book an appointment through our Pristyn Care app. Our medical coordinators will arrange an offline or online consultation with some of the best vascular surgeons near your area at the earliest via video call. A nominal consultation fee will be charged.
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