When you have diabetes, you have a number of issues to worry about with your health. One of those issues is the care and maintenance of your feet. Even with the most attentive care, you can develop an ulcer or wound on your foot. Whether this is from an injury, accident, or from shoes that do not fit properly, wounds on the feet are something that can always happen when you have diabetes.
When you have an ingrown toenail, it can be tempting to take care of the problem on your own. Armed with a set of tweezers and some nail clippers, you might be ready to get in there and take care of business. Unfortunately, a few missteps could lead to a serious infection. I have made this mistake myself, and it almost cost me my toe. I hope that as you evaluate your own foot problems that you will remember how valuable a podiatrist can be. Your foot doctor can inspect your problem and recommend the proper course of action. Read through my website to learn more.