A venous ulcer is a sore on your skin, usually on the foot, that is slow to heal because of venous insufficiency. They can be painful, ooze, and become infected if left untreated.
Risk factors for venous ulcers include:
- Varicose veins, blood clots, or phlebitis
- Previous leg injuryand skill to each procedure, and take a personal interest in your well-being.