Some of the common symptoms of diabetic foot infection are:
- Drainage from your foot.
- Unusual swelling.
- Redness and odour.
- A black tissue surrounding the ulcer.
Diabetic foot infection is an open sore that usually does not heal, and may lead to serious complications. In many cases, they take form of ulcers and provide an entry route for bacteria which causes infections. They are basically a common complication of poorly controlled diabetes, forming as a result of skin tissue breaking down and exposing the layers underneath. Neuropathy can also cause structural deformities that can compound minor injuries to the foot.
Diabetic foot infection is defined as soft tissue or bone infection below the malleoli, and are most commonly seen to occur under the big toes and the balls of the feet, affecting the feet severely.
Following are some preventive measures to take up:
Diabetic foot infection can be diagnosed on the basis of the clinical signs and also the symptoms of local inflammation. Imaging studies are chiefly suggested to spot deep soft tissue....
Diabetic foot infection can be diagnosed on the basis of the clinical signs and also the symptoms of local inflammation. Imaging studies are chiefly suggested to spot deep soft tissue.
The treatment of diabetic foot infection depends on the severity of the infection. No matter how moderate or severe the infection is, the patient has to be hospitalized. Its procedure of treatment can range from basic incision and drainage to mult..
The treatment of diabetic foot infection depends on the severity of the infection. No matter how moderate or severe the infection is, the patient has to be hospitalized. Its procedure of treatment can range from basic incision and drainage to multiple surgical debridement and amputation, which can even reduce the need for more extensive amputation.
The infections that are mild in nature are always treated with the help of oral antibiotics.
Emergency surgery is needed for a severe infection in case of an ischemic limb, necrotizing fasciitis, gas gangrene, and an infection related to compartment syndrome. Affected bone is surgically excised, and a course of effective antibiotics is prescribed.
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