LEG ULCERS

These are wounds on the ankle or leg which are caused by the damaged or abnormal veins. It is more commonly seen in females.

Common Symptoms

First signs of leg ulcer are-

  • Swollen Ankles
  • Swelling or Aching in Legs
  • Pain and Hardness around Legs
  • Discolouration or staining on the skin
  • Enlarged Veins
  • Increased Wound Size

Causes

  • Physical Injury
  • Poor Blood Circulation
  • Infection or autoimmune disorder
  • Smoking
  • Hypertension or High Blood Pressure
  • High Cholesterol
  • Heart Disease

How to Prevent It

  • Do physical exercise every day
  • Wear compression stockings
  • Elevate your leg whenever possible
  • Lose some weight if overweight

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