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What is the definition or description of: Sclerodactyly?

What is the definition or description of: Sclerodactyly?

Skin deformity: Tightening and thickening of the skin of the fingers causing decreased range of motion and often leading to problems with ulceration. Usually associated with scleroderma an auto-immune disease and often with associated reynaud's disease . ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Sclerodactyly (Definition)

Tightening and thickening of the skin of the fingers causing decreased range of motion and often leading to problems with ulceration. Usually associated with scleroderma an auto-immune disease and often with ...Read more


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Can sclerodactyly be prevented?

Can sclerodactyly be prevented?

Sclerodactyly: By iself can't be treated or precvented in the sense of curing it but it is associated with scleroderma, connective tissue disorders, , auto-immune problems and those can be treated and as result the effect of those whichinclude sclerodactlyt may be limited. Severe sclerodactyly needs evaluation and input from a hand surgeon when tissue is compromised. Mild sclerodactly needs rx of the underying. ...Read more

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What is sclerodactyly and how is it treated?

What is sclerodactyly and how is it treated?

Part of scleroderma: Sclerodactyly is the term for changes seen in the fingers of patients with scleroderma. Scleroderma is a connective tissue disorder that cannot be cured but can respond to medications. A rheumatologist can office the affected person guidance for this problem. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for.Infectious mollusc? I don't want undergo the burning treatment

Topical therapy: The best treatment for molloscum is some sort of topical treatment, whether it's acid, cautery or physical scraping. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for keratosis pilaris? I know it can't be completely cured, but what can help?

What is the best treatment for keratosis pilaris? I know it can't be completely cured, but what can help?

Moisturieze: Do not scrub as it willo irritate and make it worse. Keep it well moisturized. Am lactin 12% is a good moisturizer because it contiains 12% Lactic Acid and penetrates and moisturizes from the inside and does not just sit on the surface. The skin has a fatty layer and needs something acidic to penetrate in order to provide the deeper layers with moisture. ...Read more

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I have a lymphnode in my breast that isn't supposed to be there. What is the best treatment?

I have a lymphnode in my breast that isn't supposed to be there. What is the best treatment?

Physician Review: Palpable nodes in the breast may or may not be lymph nodes. Any palpable nodule in the breast should be reviewed by a physician who is experienced in breast review; surgeon, OB gyn, pcp. The provider should have access to high resolution ultrasound for an in depth review of the palpable area. Treatment options range from conservative observation to surgical excision, biopsy. Seek physician review. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for bone spurs in c/t spine?

What is the best treatment for bone spurs in c/t spine?

Dose it bother you: If it dose and not improve by medications, go and see neuro- surgeon he will tell out if you an operation to take it out. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for cold?

What is the best treatment for cold?

Rest!: Rest, plenty of fluid, more rest, and medications to manage the symptoms such as nyquil, sudafed, tylenol, (acetaminophen) motrin, etc. You'll be fine after a few days. Do contact your doctor if you has high fever or any symptoms inconsistent with a simple cold. ...Read more