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Is There A Fast Way To Get Rid Of Chilblains
Treatment and: Prevention:keep area warm, Nifedipine may be used in more severe or recurrent cases. Its vasodilation helps reduce pain, facilitate healing and prevent recurrences. Diltiazem may also be used. Avoid rapid changes in temperature, wear socks., use warm footwear., keep feet warm. Void tight fitting socks/shoes, place cotton wool between the toes to improve circulation, exercise to improve circulation. ...Read more
Are thermal injuries resulting from extended exposure to the cold and humidity in predisposed individuals. The pathology results from freezing of capillaries in the skin. There is erythema, itching, and burring in those parts affected. In severe cases area can become blistered or ulcerated. With proper treatment affected areas can heal in 1-2 weeks. Chilblains are not ...Read more
Chilbrains: Chilblains are ulcers affecting the extremities that occur when a predisposed individual is exposed to cold and humidity. The cold exposure damages capillary beds in the skin, which in turn can cause redness, itching, blisters, and inflammation. The best treatment is prevention by keeping the feet warm. Once you have the ulcers there is no quick fix. You have to allow time for the body to heal. ...Read more
How do I get rid of chilblains? I have bad circulation in my hands and feet so it is hard to keep them warm.
See below: You need to keep your extremities warm and protected. ...Read more
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 compound tincture of benzoin, also friars balsam, or another antiseptic lotion. Vasoline petroleum jelly can help lubricate the skin. ...Read more
Avoid rapid changes in temperature.
Wear gloves and socks.
Use warm footwear.
Keep hands and feet warm.
Avoid tight fitting socks/shoes
place cotton wool between the toes to improve circulation
exercise to improve circulation
avoid alcohol before going out in snow. ...Read more
Best tx: prevention:
See following site: http://www. Nhs. Uk/conditions/chilblains/pages/preventionpage. Aspx
prevention is best treatment: avoid caffeine, nicotine, decongestants that can constrict blood vessels. Calcium channel blocker Nifedipine has been used with some success since it dilates blood vessels. ...Read more
Keep warm: Chilblains are a tissue injury that occurs when a predisposed individual is exposed to cold and humidity. The cold exposure damages capillary beds in the skin, which in turn can cause redness, itching, blisters, and inflammation. Can be a sign of an underlying medical condition see a doctor (rheumatologist) to explore and treat any underlying condition. ...Read more
Sure it's chillblain: Are you sure it is chillblains? Eyelids are an unusual place (usually they occur in fingers or toes from cold exposure). In any case, easy and nonharmful treatments include keeping the eyelids warm but dry (may try a hair dryer), tincture of benzoin with iodine applied to the affected area (if u canfind it; don't glue the eyelids shut, though). 1% hydrocortisone cream for a few days cd help. TTYD. ...Read more
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 higher in women, being very thin, having circulation problems as in diabetes or Raynaud's disease. Symptoms are relieved by cortisone lotion. If you have diabetes or Raynauds or blistering, see MD, as you may need a vasodilating drug or an antibioti ...Read more
Is there any kind of treatment for chilblains on toes? I've had them for a while now and I try to keep my feet warm but they won't go away.
Other than trying to keep the toes/fingers war there are medications that vasodilate your blood vessels. Oral medications like
nifedipine or Diltiazem have been used. Topical cremes may help.
You should get evaluated by a rheumatologist to make sure you have chillblains and not raynaud's DX as well as exclude an underlying cause. ...Read more
I live in sweden and I go out in cold weather but I got chilblains (redness, itching subsided with warm) on my legs how can I prevent or treat it?
Wear gloves: Make sure your hands are warm before you put on gloves at home and then go out ...Read more
Prev large disc extrusion no surgery as pain improved. Now foot gets freezing cold, esp outer 3 toes + chilblains. Treatment still needed for disc??
Chiblains in foot: Whenever one suspects chibiains in the foot, it should be treated ASAP in order to prevent further damage to the skin and nerve endings. Try soaking the foot in warm water with Epsom salt to see if this helps. If it does not, your Podiatrist or Primary should treat you with a prescription of nifedipine (Procardia, Adalat) to open up the spasm of the blood vessels. Massage therapy may help too. ...Read more
Lupus: This sounds like a diagnosis of lupus. Finish and additional work up and be seen by a rheumatologist and. Other needed sub specialist. All the best. ...Read more
Not that I know of.: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Exfoliate occasionally. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatology ...Read more
Try these: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation with lysine 1, 000mg orally three times a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. ...Read more
I got tanned by swimming but now I want to get rid of it. Can you tell me a fast way to get rid of it in a week?
Scientific Rx: For someone with a serious acne problem who wants fast results, perhaps for the prom, topical benzoyl peroxide, topical clindamycin, and systemic tetracycline perhaps 500 2x/day is one possible combination; it would be adjusted after. All acne is manageable. If you're responsible for a teen's health, it's your duty to get him/her seen. Good luck. ...Read more