If you have noticed any small, unexplained wounds near or around your ankles, they may be venous leg ulcers. If you have varicose veins, leg ulcers are common side effects and should be addressed immediately by a vein specialist. Schedule an appointment with Springboro, OH Varicose To Perfect’s Dr. Sukir Sinnathamby. Highly trained and experienced, Dr. Sinnathamby offers a variety of state-of- the- art, minimally invasive vein treatments that may help you improve the appearance of your veins, and your overall health.
Venous Leg Ulcers
Leg ulcers, as well as varicose veins, could be an indication of more serious health concerns. Treating vein conditions can help improve your overall health and reduce the risk for more advanced health conditions.
Causes of Venous Leg Ulcers
Venous leg ulcers are a side effect of other venous conditions. Leg ulcers could be caused by pre-existing conditions such as blood clots, obesity, multiple pregnancies and prolonged standing. Leg ulcers are often associated with pre existing varicose veins. Varicose veins can develop into leg ulcers when they are left untreated. Varicose leg ulcers are typically found around your ankles or on the lower portion of the leg.
If you have varicose veins, you should be aware of the signs and symptoms of developing leg ulcers. Treating varicose veins before they develop into ulcers is ideal for long term health
Signs of developing leg ulcers include:
- Raw or Weeping Wounds
- Dry or Red Skin
- Burning Sensations
Treatment Options for Leg Ulcers
Seeking treatment as soon as you develop varicose veins can help you avoid the development of more serious and painful leg ulcers. Springboro Varicose to Perfect.
Dr. Sinnathamby offers a full range of vein treatment options such as:
It is important to keep any open wound clean and covered to avoid infection. Dr. Sinnathamby may also suggest compression bandages to help reduce swelling and increase the blood flow to your legs.
Schedule An Appointment
Treat varicose veins early to avoid embarrassing and painful leg ulcers. Do not let your varicose veins go untreated. Sinnathamby offers a welcoming and warm office where he will spend time to ensure you receive the vein treatment option that is best for you. Contact Varicose to Perfect or schedule a consultation online.