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i need a good treatment for chilblains?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Tx options: Some chillblains treatment include: corticosteroid creams as well as medication to lower blood pressure like Nifedipine or medication to improve blood flow like pentoxifylline. Please discuss this with your medical provider.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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