Chronic Wound Symptoms
Contact your physician or nearest Amputation Prevention Center for an appointment right away if you experience any of the following symptoms:
- A foot or leg ulcer that has not healed right away, or is getting worse
- An ulcer or skin surrounding an ulcer that has turned black
- A leg or foot ulcer and you have had a previous amputation
- You have been told you might need an amputation
If you have any of the above symptoms and also develop a fever or flu-like symptoms, you should go to the emergency room immediately and then contact the nearest Amputation Prevention Center for a follow-up appointment.