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What is a foot ulcer and what should you do if you have one?

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A foot ulcer is a break in the skin or a deep sore, which can become infected. Foot ulcers can result from minor scrapes, cuts that heal slowly, or from the rubbing of shoes that do not fit well. Early intervention is important in treatment. Ask your doctor for advice on how to best care for your wound.

SOURCE: American Diabetes Association.

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on June 12, 2019

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Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on June 12, 2019

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