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Is There A Permanent Way To Get Rid Of Chilblains
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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.
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
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 wool between the toes to improve circulation dietary healthy diet 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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.
Yes: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Is permanent way to get rid of kinky/4C hair texture permanently!!!! I find it extremely ugly and am desperate to get rid of it what can I do????!!!!!
Permanent: Know of no way to permanently change this hair texture. It is called genetics. However, if hair has changed substantially due to illness, that is often modifiable. ...Read more
Any permanent way to get rid of a callous at the base of the big toe. Really painful and keeps coming back after being scraped.
Not permanent, but..: Callosity is simply the body's way of protecting itself from continuing trauma by building up excess tissue at the area of trauma. Scraping can certainly reduce this build up, but it is a dynamic process and will return over time. Consider adding ammonium lactate lotion to slow the growth. It works by increasing the amount of moisture in the skin and dissolving aggregated skin cells. ...Read more
Protect: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Shave off hair: Perhaps a little flippant, but the only "permanent" way to get rid of lice is to shave your head. Since most of us won't do that, there are other options you can employ to make sure you don't get it back. Wash all head and hair accessories on hot, or soak in alcohol. Clean fabrics such as couches after exposure. And don't share hats! avoid trying on helmets in stores. Check hair frequently. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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