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Cut foot

Discussion in 'Diabetes Complications' started by briony1, May 23, 2020.

  1. briony1

    briony1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi there - I pulled a bit of skin from the heel of my foot which has left a really sore cut/crack. It has bled a few times but hoping it’s healing up. Should I be worried about it? Is there anything I can do to heal it quicker?
     
  2. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    Hi,

    Certaily keep a close eye on the cut.

    How are your BGs in general?
     
  3. Perminder1

    Perminder1 · Well-Known Member

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    Maybe ask chemist for dakatort ointment it works for skins cuts etc
     
  4. sleepster

    sleepster Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I don't know that daktacort is the most appropriate thing to be using on a cut, it's more for fungal problems or inflamed skin as its a mild steroid. Something like germolene or savlon would be better to ensure the cut doesn't get infected. Germolene also helps to numb the wound if it's sore. Try to keep it clean.
    I think if it doesn't improve in a few days then maybe seek advice from a medical professional.

    Edited to say, you're also not meant to use daktacort on broken skin, so definitely steer clear.
     
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