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Treatment Of Hand Foot Syndrome
Usually not: Redness, numbness, desquamation, tenderness and pain, discoloration, nail changes are all seen with palmar-plantar erythrodysesthesia (hand-foot syndrome). Most of these changes will resolve with time after stopping the Capecitabine (xeloda). There can be some chronic changes that are not usually severe- especially the discoloration and maybe occass some numbness. ...Read more
I have warts on my hands nd corns on my feet.I've taken thoosa for the treatment but it didn't work.What else should I do?
Why are my extremities (hands/feet) hot and cold at the same time? Very painful. Treatment options?
Is tendon transfer surgery only for hands? Can a tendon transfer be performed on feet as well or is it just a treatment that can currently be performed on hands?
Tendon : Tendon transfers are well described for treating muscular imbalances in the foot and ankle. They are not only for the hands and upper extremities. An orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon can evaluate you and determine whether the condition you have is appropriate for such a procedure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When u can't go on: This is a hard questions. I think most physicians would counsel you to do absolutely every non-surgical approach. A sympathectomy is effective, but is is surgery, with risks. If you've exhausted all options, go in for your consult. Remember, it's just a consult. Then you can decide on if the procedure is for you. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Symptomatic care: Hand-foot-mouth disease is a very common viral infection, usually occurring in childhood. Since it is a viral infection, there is no specific treatment for it. Care consists of keeping the child comfortable and hydrated. Here is a link to the cdc article about the illness. http://www.cdc.gov/hand-foot-mouth/index.html. ...Read more
Keep hydrated: Hand foot mouth is a common viral disease of childhood. The most important thing is to keep the child well hydrated in spite of the mouth lesions. An effective way of accomplishing this is offering cool foods and popsicles. It usually lasts up to a week. ...Read more
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