Might a topical disinfectant such as hydrogen peroxide help my foot ulcer heal?

Putting topical disinfectants such as iodine, acetic acid, or hydrogen peroxide on a foot or leg ulcer may actually impair wound healing. Do not add any steps to wound treatment that are not part of the plan developed with your health-care provider.

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