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How Is Gangrene Treated?

All types of gangrene must be treated by removing the dead tissue, controlling the infection, and treating the underlying ailment that triggered the gangrene. The sooner you receive therapy, the greater your chance of healing is.

Depending on the type of gangrene, you may receive the following treatments:

Surgery. This procedure, also known as debridement, is typically used initially. In order to prevent the illness from spreading, your doctor eliminates dead tissue. They could have to amputate the finger, toe, or affected limb (amputation).

Antibiotics. Antibiotics may be administered intravenously (IV) using a needle to treat or prevent infection.

oxygen therapy. Wet gangrene, diabetic ulcers, and ulcers brought on by peripheral artery disease can all be treated with hyperbaric oxygen therapy. You spend time in a unique chamber that is pressurized with oxygen, which is more potent than the oxygen in the outside air. According to experts, your blood has a significant amount of oxygen, which speeds up tissue recovery. Bacterial growth may be slowed by oxygen therapy.

Your doctor needs to identify the cause of your blood supply obstruction and address it in order to prevent you from developing gangrene once more. You could require vascular surgery, such as bypass surgery or angioplasty to restore blood flow. Additionally, you could take medication to stop blood clots.

 

How Can Gangrene Be Prevented?

The most effective approaches to stop gangrene are to:

Take care of your health issues. Control your blood sugar levels if you have diabetes. Regularly examine your hands, feet, and legs for indications of trauma, delayed wound healing, or other skin issues. Follow your doctor’s recommendations for managing any blood flow-related illnesses, such as Raynaud’s phenomenon or peripheral artery disease.

Be aware of your wounds. If you see infection symptoms, seek medical attention right once.

Avoid smoking. Your blood vessels can become damaged by smoking.

Maintain a healthy weight. Having extra weight can strain your arteries and prevent blood flow.

Keep warm. Additionally preventing blood flow, gangrene can result from frostbite.

If you have diabetes, keep your feet protected.

If you have peripheral vascular disease, look after your feet.

If you develop swelling in your legs that makes it difficult to put on shoes or socks, consult your doctor.

 

When to See a Doctor?

Gangrene is a serious condition and needs emergency treatment. Call your health care provider immediately if you have persistent, unexplained pain in any area of your body along with one or more of the following signs and symptoms:

  • Persistent fever
  • Skin changes — including discoloration, warmth, swelling, blisters or lesions — that won’t go away
  • A foul-smelling discharge leaking from a sore
  • Sudden pain at the site of a recent surgery or trauma
  • Skin that’s pale, hard, cold and numb

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How Is Gangrene Treated?

All types of gangrene must be treated by removing the dead tissue, controlling the infection, and treating the underlying ailment that triggered the gangrene. The sooner you receive therapy, the greater your chance of healing is.

Depending on the type of gangrene, you may receive the following treatments:

Surgery. This procedure, also known as debridement, is typically used initially. In order to prevent the illness from spreading, your doctor eliminates dead tissue. They could have to amputate the finger, toe, or affected limb (amputation).

Antibiotics. Antibiotics may be administered intravenously (IV) using a needle to treat or prevent infection.

oxygen therapy. Wet gangrene, diabetic ulcers, and ulcers brought on by peripheral artery disease can all be treated with hyperbaric oxygen therapy. You spend time in a unique chamber that is pressurized with oxygen, which is more potent than the oxygen in the outside air. According to experts, your blood has a significant amount of oxygen, which speeds up tissue recovery. Bacterial growth may be slowed by oxygen therapy.

Your doctor needs to identify the cause of your blood supply obstruction and address it in order to prevent you from developing gangrene once more. You could require vascular surgery, such as bypass surgery or angioplasty to restore blood flow. Additionally, you could take medication to stop blood clots.

 

The most effective approaches to stop gangrene are to:

Take care of your health issues. Control your blood sugar levels if you have diabetes. Regularly examine your hands, feet, and legs for indications of trauma, delayed wound healing, or other skin issues. Follow your doctor’s recommendations for managing any blood flow-related illnesses, such as Raynaud’s phenomenon or peripheral artery disease.

Be aware of your wounds. If you see infection symptoms, seek medical attention right once.

Avoid smoking. Your blood vessels can become damaged by smoking.

Maintain a healthy weight. Having extra weight can strain your arteries and prevent blood flow.

Keep warm. Additionally preventing blood flow, gangrene can result from frostbite.

If you have diabetes, keep your feet protected.

If you have peripheral vascular disease, look after your feet.

If you develop swelling in your legs that makes it difficult to put on shoes or socks, consult your doctor.

 

Gangrene is a serious condition and needs emergency treatment. Call your health care provider immediately if you have persistent, unexplained pain in any area of your body along with one or more of the following signs and symptoms:

  • Persistent fever
  • Skin changes — including discoloration, warmth, swelling, blisters or lesions — that won’t go away
  • A foul-smelling discharge leaking from a sore
  • Sudden pain at the site of a recent surgery or trauma
  • Skin that’s pale, hard, cold and numb

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