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Is there a good cure for chilblains?

Is there a good cure for chilblains?

No cure, but...: ...Lots of prevention. Keep affected areas well insulated, don't overheat or overcool, keep dry, moisturize regularly, and exercise. And if you smoke, this is yet another reason to quit asap, because it constricts your blood vessels. If your chillblains occur on the toes, good fitting shoes are essential. Moisture is your enemy; keep affected areas dry as much as humanly possible. ...Read more

Chilblains (Definition)

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


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Is there a good cure for bronchitis?

Is there a good cure for bronchitis?

Acute or chronic?: Acute bronchitis is caused by infection, usually of either bacterial or viral origin. Acute bronchitis is treated with antibiotics if bacterial origin or symptomatic therapy if viral origin. This treatment will resolve acute bronchitis. There is no cure for chronic bronchitis, a form of copd. ...Read more

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Is there a good scientific cure for hiv?

Is there a good scientific cure for hiv?

No cure likely: Hiv integrates itself into the genome of reserve cells that keep the immune system supplied. I agree with most scientists that there's no reasonable prospect of removing these. The best for which we can hope is to find some immune-enhancer that will make the antibody response to HIV more effective so it might keep the blood free of the virus. Eager to hear other doctors' input. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for eczema?

Is there a cure for eczema?

No: Avoid things that make you break out, soaps & wetness. Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such as dove. Keep the water temperature cool or warm, not hot. Use the medicine your doctor gave you. Use a plain moisturizer daily. Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy area. Manage stress. ...Read more

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And is there a cure for arteriosclerosis?

And is there a cure for arteriosclerosis?

Management: Start by seeing your dr for evaluation. Reduce weight - BMI < 28, eat right: low fat, low (bad) cholesterol, consider high quality fish oil, cessation of smoking, exercise (if you are healthy enough per your physician), reduce alcohol consumption, take prescribed medications as directed. Know your numbers: cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar and work with your physician to optimize them. ...Read more

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Is there a good treatment and cure for osteoporosis?

Is there a good treatment and cure for osteoporosis?

Good treatment.: There are numerous effective treatments for osteoporosis but a cure is seldom achieved if there is a major decrease in bone density. One drug stimulates new bone formation, teriparatide, and numerous drugs prevent bone loss, estrogen, raloxifene, alendronate, residronate, ibandronate, zoledronica acid, and denosumab. In some postmenopausal women calcium and vitamin d supplements are enough to pr. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for psorasis?

Maybe no: But there are many very effective therapies which will control symptoms and skin appearance. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for soriasis?

Is there a cure for soriasis?

No: However, there are very effective treatments for psoriasis. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for CRPS?

Is there a cure for CRPS?

There are treatments: Here's a lot of really helpful info: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/reflex_sympathetic_dystrophy/detail_reflex_sympathetic_dystrophy.htm Read it carefully and follow suggestions. Treatment research is growing every day - be hopeful and patient! Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is there a cure for vitiligo?

Is there a cure for vitiligo?

Treatment: Not truly a cure but rather very good treatments. The best person to discuss this with is a rheumatologist and/or dermatologist. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001834/. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for lymphedema?

Is there a cure for lymphedema?

Unfortunately, no...: ...However, many people with lymphedema will benefit greatly by the use of physical therapy. I recommend you seek out a referral to a physical therapist trained in lymphatic drainage. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for osteoarthritis?

Is there a cure for osteoarthritis?

No: Unfortunately, the answer is no. Hip and knee joints can be replaced if the arthritis is advanced and painful in one of these joints. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for impetigo?

Is there a cure for impetigo?

Impetigo: Antibiotics which can be helpful include penicillin derivatives (such as augmentin) and cephalosporins such as Cephalexin (keflex). If clinical suspicion supported by culture results show other bacteria, such as drug-resistant staph (methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus or mrsa), other antibiotics such as Clindamycin or trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) or septra) may be used. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for moyamoya?

Is there a cure for moyamoya?

Moyamoya: Treatment is surgical. Consult a neuro-surgeon for details. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for fibermylgia?

Is there a cure for fibermylgia?

Probably not: A complete cure, but symptoms can be controlled with meds and physical therapy. Get to a neurologist for recommendations in your case. ...Read more

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Is there a. Cure for cpod?

Is  there a. Cure  for cpod?

COPD: There is no cure, but quitting smoking is a must. Symptoms can be managed by inhalers, nebulized medications, and sometimes pills -- but quitting tobacco and following up with your primary care doctor or pulmonologist are essential! ...Read more

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Is there a cure for alapecia?

Is there a cure for alapecia?

No: Sometimes intradermal infiltration of corticosteroids can regrow the lost hair in alopecia areata. However if recovery does not take place in 6-8 weeks then it will probably never recover. ...Read more

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What is a good OTC cure for keloids?

What is a good OTC cure for keloids?

Really none.: If you have a true keloid scar the best first line treatment is steroid injection. If that fails to improve the keloid to your satisfaction the next option is excision which comes with very high recurrence rates (and can come back worse than the original) and a postop regimen of silicone, pressure, and in severe cases even radiation treatment. See a plastic surgeon or dermatologist. ...Read more