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Open wound of the foot

Open wound of the foot is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What are the symptoms?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with open wound of the foot, 44% report having foot or toe pain, 23% report having skin lesion, and 10% report having foot or toe swelling.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with open wound of the foot often receive wound care management, plain x-ray, complete physical skin exam performed (ml), suturing of wound, examination of foot, application of splint, excision and referral to home health care service .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with open wound of the foot include cephalexin, diphtheria toxoid vaccine / tetanus toxoid vaccine, tetanus toxoid vaccine (adacel), bacitracin (septa), povidone iodine topical (betadine), collagenase topical, cellulose, diphtheria toxoid vaccine (prohibit), collagen, hydrogen peroxide topical, nisoldipine (sular), cefadroxil and papain-urea topical .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for open wound of the foot include age 5-14 years.

Age

< 1 years
0.2x
1-4 years
1.1x
5-14 years
2.0x
15-29 years
1.1x
30-44 years
0.8x
45-59 years
0.9x
60-74 years
1.0x
75+ years
0.8x

Sex

Male
1.3x
Female
0.7x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.0x
Hispanic
0.9x
White
1.0x
Other
1.1x
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