Gangrenous/Diabetic Leg/Foot - Symptoms, Causes and Prevention

Doctors For Gangrenous/Diabetic Leg/Foot

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Prof. Dr. Rooh Ul Amin Durrani

Gastroenterologist, Pulmonologist / Lung Specialist, Rehabilitation Medicine

MBBS, MD, MCPS (Medicine), FCPS (Medicine), DCPS (Gastro), MRCS (Gastro)

Experience

15 Yrs

Satisfaction

93%

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Rs. 2,500

Capital Diagnostic Center, G-8, Islamabad

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Rs. 2,500

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Anila Khan

Psychologist, Rehabilitation Medicine, Speech Therapist

MS (Clinical Psychology), ADCP (Clinical Psychology), Diploma in Speech and Language Therapy

Experience

9 Yrs

Satisfaction

91%

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Rs. 1,000

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Dr. Muhammad Arslan Ali

Rehabilitation Medicine

MBBS, Certified in Diabetes Care (UK), Diploma in Diabetes (UK), Diploma, Diploma in Rheumatology (UK) in Sports & Exercise Medicine (UK), Diploma in Pain Management (UK), MSc Musculoskeletal , M-MBA Healthcare (UK)Care (UK),

Experience

15 Yrs

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Rs. 2,000

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Mr. Ather Hashmi

Physiotherapist, Rehabilitation Medicine

DPT (Doctor of Physical Therapy)

Experience

5 Yrs

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Rs. 1,500

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Mr. Ebaad Ur Rehman

Physiotherapist, Rehabilitation Medicine

DPT (Doctor of Physical Therapy)

Experience

5 Yrs

Satisfaction

100%

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Rs. 1,500

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Mr. Atta Asghar Ali

Physiotherapist, Rehabilitation Medicine

DPT (Doctor of Physical Therapy)

Experience

3 Yrs

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Rs. 1,500

Summary about Gangrenous/Diabetic Leg/Foot

Marham enlists the best doctors for gangrene treatment in Pakistan. Book an appointment or online consultation with a doctor for the management of gangrene/diabetes foot. Consult the most experienced specialists for gangrene feet based on their qualifications, patient reviews, location, and fees.

What is Gangrene?

Gangrene is tissue death due to a lack of blood supply to the area. Gangrene usually occurs in the feet, legs, toes, and hands. The risk of gangrene is increased in diabetic patients due to damage to the nerves affecting the blood flow. Gangrene can be dry leading to the shrinkage of tissues or wet due to the invasion of bacteria.

What are the symptoms of Gangrene?

The symptoms of Gangrene are;

  • Loss of sensations and coldness in the affected area

  • Swelling and redness around the wound

  • Greenish-black skin discoloration and fluid discharge

What are the causes of Gangrene?

Gangrene can be caused due to;

  • Diabetes

  • Infections

  • Traumatic injury

How to diagnose Gangrene?

Followed by the symptoms, the doctor diagnoses gangrene through a physical exam. Lab tests involve a blood test to detect infection.

What is the treatment for Gangrene?

Gangrene is treated by using antibiotics or surgical removal of dead tissues. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy can also help treat gangrene by supplying oxygen-rich blood to the wound that kills bacteria and promotes wound healing.

Consult the best doctor for gangrene in Pakistan now to avoid any complications. You can also book a video consultation through Marham to discuss your condition with the most experienced gangrene doctor in Pakistan.