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Trying To Learn All I Can About Chilblains My Grandchild Has It Please Help
May need tests: Most cases of chilblains (pernio) in children are idiopathic (no underlying cause). However some cases can be associated with other diseases including lupus, certain forms of anemia, and abnormal proteins in the blood that are cold-sensitive (e.g.: cryglobulinemia). These can be ruled out with blood tests. Speak to your grandchild's pediatrician and/or a dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Retinoblastoma: I am sorry to hear about your grandchild. You can find a lot of information about retinoblastoma at http://retinoblastoma.Com/retinoblastoma/frameset1.Htm it is not a common disease to have. However it is the most common eye cancer-approximately 1 in 15, 000 live births in the United States. If small and early is treated with laser or radioactive . Surgery and chemo for later case/bigger tumor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need more info: Lots of things cause muscle infection..Need more data. ...Read more
I've had chilblains for about 3 months now, i've read they were supposed to go away within a week? Is there anything i can do to help it?
Chilbains: There are 2 types: acute ; chronic. Acute are self limiting in about 3 weeks;chronic can take up to 5 months of the year and can be recurrent. Sounds like you have the chronic type. Make sure you move around when you are outside in the cold, wear gloves, layers of warm clothings, looser shoes so as not to restrict circulation, keep your skin moisturized and drink hot drinks to keep your body warm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Purple after cold: Persistent redness / purple / inflammation / pain / blistering after exposure to cold especially on the feet. If you have no other symptoms, your physician may check you for a cryoglobulin, screen for lupus, or discontinue a new medication, but usually there's no underlying disease. ...Read more
I'm 55 & have for the first time got chilblains. This follows a deliberate weight reduction of 70 lbs. Any ideas, please?
3 yr f healthy diagnosis w/ chilblain on one toe 1 month ago still is red no other symptoms... Should I have it rechecked or does it last long? Help
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