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  • Don’t stand for long periods
  • Whenever possible, sit or lie down with your leg elevated
  • Take exercise regularly
  • If unable to walk, exercise your calf muscles by bending your ankle up and down for five minutes every hour while your leg is elevated
  • Don’t wear garters or stockings which have tight elasticised tops
  • If overweight, lose some pounds
  • Don’t smoke
  • When your ulcer is healed, wear medical compression stockings which have been recommended by your doctor
  • Put these stockings on before getting out of bed in the morning and only take them off last thing at night when you are getting into bed
  • Do no rub anything onto the skin  on your legs or ulcers unless it has been recommended by your doctor
  • Emulsifying ointment or Paraffin gel rubbed downwards is a safe moisturiser and can be used as a soap substitute
  • Eat a healthy balanced diet with plenty of lean red meat, oily fish, green leafy vegetables, and fresh fruit.
  • Take 1 gram of Vitamin C per day eg: “Rubex Vit. C”
  • Take one capsule of “7 Seas extra strength Cod Liver Oil one‐a‐day”.

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Dr. David Buckley is a member of the following professional organisations:

Primary Care Surgical Association

Primary Care Surgical Association

Association of Surgeons in Primary Care

Association of Surgeons in Primary Care

British Medical Laser Association

British Medical Laser Association

The Primary Care Dermatology Society of Ireland

The Primary Care Dermatology Society of Ireland

European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology

European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology

International Society of Cryosurgery

International Society of Cryosurgery

 

 
 

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