Uncle Liu, a patient in his 80s, had problems with big toes.
From pus and darkening to the end, Uncle Liu has always insisted on refusing to perform amputation surgery. He believes that a toe, the heart and the brain are so far away, and there will be no problem. Say that you cut off.
The doctors and children persuaded Uncle Liu who was not dangerous. Two months later, they died suddenly because of purulent allex. This purulent hemorrhine is caused by big toe necrosis caused by diabetic feet.
The problem that happened at the limb is often not valued. After all, the heart and the brains in the toes are so far. Many people think that it is not a big deal. It will be good sooner or later without having to make a fuss.
This is not “big fuss”. According to foreign data, in all non-injury low amputation surgery, diabetic patients account for 40%-60%, and in diabetic cases Caused by the foot ulcer. Therefore, if diabetic patients are damaged, they must not ignore it, especially patients with diabetic foot, even if they just break a slight ulceration, go to the hospital for examination and treatment.
“Socks” manifestations are common symptoms of early diabetic feet
Early diabetic feet were mainly itching, dullness and pigment spots on the skin of the feet, accompanied by dryness and puffiness. Severe causing, ulcers, erosion, and even local necrosis occur. Sensitivity such as tactile, warmth, etc., such as cool limb end, symptoms of “socks”, numbness, dullness and even loss of feet.
Some patients’ feet will also change in shape, such as the sink of the metatarsal bone, the bend of the metatarsal toe joints, becoming a bow -shaped foot, mallet -shaped toe, chicken -toe toe, and so on.
“Prevention is more important than treatment”, how to protect their feet in diabetic patients
Diabetes is one of the very serious complications of diabetes, and the death rate is not low, so it is very critical to prevent prevention in advance.
In addition to controlling conventional diabetes such as blood sugar, how to protect our feet health?
1 Choose light -colored and comfortable cotton socks in order to find out whether the socks are clean in time and check whether it is damaged. Socks should not be too tight, which will affect the circulation of blood. It is best to choose socks that are loose.
2 Select shoes with better breathability and high softness. Note that before wearing shoes, be sure to check whether there are foreign objects in the shoes to avoid scratching your feet. In addition, do not choose pointed, high heels, or too tight shoes to prevent the feet from being oppressed and frictional.
3 Check the feet regularly to see if there are athletes, crickets, damage, blisters or redness, etc., in order to deal with it in time.
Patients with diabetes, especially those with a long course, must keep the foot cleaning. The socks should be replaced and cleaned every day, and the shoes should be kept dry. And, do not walk barefoot or wear shoes barefoot, which is not only good for foot hygiene, but also prone to injury.
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For ordinary people, occasional foot injuries may not have a great impact, but diabetic patients must not be despised. Especially after ulcers occur, they must actively cooperate with doctors. Admitted to the hospital for examination.
In the end, you can only solve it by “amputation”, and you can only face the mentality. Do not “be unyielding.”