Leg wounds are open sores that can occur on your legs or feet. Leg swelling and tissue damage can cause painful or itchy wounds, which may drastically diminish your quality of life and lead to complications. Treatment with Dr. Kasha and his team can offer you relief.
If you experience leg wounds you might notice open sores, swelling, itchy or thin skin, leg heaviness, or cramping. You may also experience tingling, hardened skin, purple or dark red (discolored) skin, leg pain, warm or shiny skin, or even wound drainage.
If you have one of the following vascular disorders or other risk factors, the chance of developing leg wounds increases:
At the first sign of non-healing or painful wounds on your legs, feet, or toes, see Dr. Kasha and his team at Desert West Vein & Surgery Center for an evaluation.
To diagnose the cause of leg wounds, Dr. Kasha and his team review your symptoms and medical history, complete a comprehensive physical exam, and evaluate your wounds.
Dr. Kasha might recommend blood tests, ultrasound, or other imaging procedures to diagnose your condition and treat you properly.
Depending on the type and severity of leg wounds and their cause, Dr. Kasha might recommend one or more of the following treatments:
Proper control of chronic diseases and their risk factors, such as diabetes, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure can help. Dr. Kasha personalizes each leg wound treatment to give you the best outcome. He can make changes to your treatment plan as needed.
Don’t live with non-healing leg wounds that feel uncomfortable or may indicate underlying medical problems. Schedule an appointment with the experts at Desert West Vein & Surgery Center over the phone or online today.