Venous Wound Diagnosis and Treatment in Greenville & Dallas, TX
Aug 10, 2022
Venous Wound Treatment
A venous wound or ulcer is a chronic wound in your leg that does not heal on time. It is a non-healing wound that could take months or even years to recover.
Venous wounds usually develop on the inside of the leg just above the ankle region. Venous ulcers usually affect older people and chronic smokers. It is an estimation that 1 out of every 50 people who are above the age of 80 has venous ulcers.
If a venous ulcer is not treated, it can lead to severe complications and health conditions. The wound may also get infected. Extreme cases may require amputation of the affected leg.