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Poor circulation in toes?

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • July 31, 2009
  • 07:10 PM

My 92 year old father in law is in fairly good health for a 92 year old, but has started having a problem with one of his toes. The doctor just said to put him in open toe sandals and to put neosporin on it. It appears swollen and there is a rub place on it. Is there any thing he can soak it in to help make it better or any other recommendations. He is not a diabetic. Doctor said it was poor circulation and there was nothing else we could do.

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  • My 92 year old father in law is in fairly good health for a 92 year old, but has started having a problem with one of his toes. The doctor just said to put him in open toe sandals and to put neosporin on it. It appears swollen and there is a rub place on it. Is there any thing he can soak it in to help make it better or any other recommendations. He is not a diabetic. Doctor said it was poor circulation and there was nothing else we could do.Elevate both legs of the affected side of the toe above the heart every time he is resting then you can apply warm and gentle rubbing massage of the legs and the affected area to improve the circulation. That's the best supportive treatment you can do.
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    • August 13, 2009
    • 03:55 PM
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