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Diabetes

Question
Posted by: Charles | 2020/03/22

Q.

Hole at the bottom of foot

Is it extremely important once a hole circle on the bottom foot to have an X-Ray in the emergence room? email me back as soon as possible! Have a good day/be safe! 

Expert's Reply

A.

Diabetes expert
- 2020/04/03

Hi

It isn't always necessary to have an Xray, as it will depend on the concern around whether the ulcer has penetrated down to the bone. If it is very superficial, then an Xray isn't necessary. The ulcer will need to be assessed to determine whether an Xray is needed

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