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Is there a fast way to get rid of chilblains

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Yes we could: With treatment, chilblains usually heal within 7–14 days, but we have to follow the course and not have them come back.(prevention).
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Treatment and: Prevention:keep area warm, Nifedipine may be used in more severe or recurrent cases. Its vasodilation helps reduce pain, facilitate healing and preven... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
No I do not thing so: A history of chilblains is suggestive of a connective tissue disease, which means there are involvement of the connective tissues of the whole body.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Chilbrains: Chilblains are ulcers affecting the extremities that occur when a predisposed individual is exposed to cold and humidity. The cold exposure damages ca... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stewart Jones
Podiatry 24 years experience
Chilblains: I'm sure you know the basics: avoiding cold exposure, and keeping your hands and feet warm. Cortisone cream to alleviate itching and swelling, and avo... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Johnson
Podiatry 52 years experience
Keep the area warm: This is caused by exposure to cold. Usually, ears, nose, toes, ; fingers. Keep the affected areas warm, but not hot. Do not hot water. One can use a ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Prevention: Avoid rapid changes in temperature. Wear gloves and socks. Use warm footwear. Keep hands and feet warm. Avoid tight fitting socks/shoes place cotton w... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Tx options: Some chillblains treatment include: corticosteroid creams as well as medication to lower blood pressure like Nifedipine or medication to improve bloo... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Keep affected areas: WARM and DRY! This is the most effective treatment...NB Some physicians prescribe cortisone preparations but their usefulness is not proven. Hope th... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. John Michel
Family Medicine 46 years experience
I do not know.: Chilblains are of the hands and feet not the eyes. It is generally thought to be inflammation of the hands due to cold. If this is what you have of t... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
See below: Chillblains are due to the dilatation of very small blood vessels when warming from cold exposure, especially in areas with high humidity.. Risk is h... Read More

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