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What Really Helps Deal With 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
Moisturizers: The most important treatment for eczema is the use of moisturizers. Avoid drying soaps, such as antibacterial or deodorant soaps. After bath or shower, pat the skin dry and apply a good moisturizing cream (creams are better than lotions which are mostly water). For very irritated areas, use a Hydrocortisone cream before applying the moisturizer. Reapply moisturizer frequently as needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Start w medical eval: Talk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine ; alcohol (or moderate). Try qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, yoga, exercise program, deep breathing exercises or progressive muscle relaxation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This is either a: Very vague question or it is far too expansive in the info requested. Please remember that doctors have 400 characters to respond. I would encourage you to clarify what it is that you are asking ; then re-ask the question. ...Read more
Prolonged relief: A homeopathic prescription can be determined by an homeopathic interview ( referred to as case taking). Specific information detailing your symptoms need to be identified to find the appropriate homeopathic prescription ( remedy). Good results can be achieved but it will depend on the duration of your symptoms as to how quickly you can respond to treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many things!: Tmj problems can be caused by many things, but it's usually some form of trauma. It can be a bad bite, nighttime clenching or grinding of the teeth, a blow to the jaw or a car accident. People deal with it in a variety of ways, beginning with a soft diet, moist heat and nsaid's. Eventually, splint therapy, orthodontic treatment or even surgery may be indicated to treat TMJ problems. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Good adjuncts: Acupressure exerts pressure on major acupuncture points with fingers, thumbs or elbows to remove obstructions of chi, nerve conduction, blood & lymphatic circulations through meridians (or smaller subsets). It can be helpful with both depression & anxiety. A behavioral health eval should be done to assess the extent of symptoms. Acupuncture and acupressure are good adjuncts for tx. ...Read more
If this has become a: Significant problem, please get professional mental health assistance. One simple tip- count to ten before acting on the urge to impulsively harm someone physically or emotionally. Reduce anger by deep breathing. Breath in deeply & slowly through the nostrils. Hold air in lungs for a 5 count before slowly exhaling through an open mouth. Repeat until you are calmer. Focus on your breathing not >>. ...Read more
Palliative care firs: Cold teething rings and damp frozen wash clothes are excellent teething aides. Use the appropriate amount of tylenol (acetaminophen) for severe teething discomfort. Avoid using medications that you rub on the gums b/c they only last for 10 to 15 minutes. Encourage fluids you child may be fussy, eat a little less and/or drool more than usual. This is all normal... Keep your child as comfortable as possible. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Start by seeing your: Doctor who can assess for a mood disorder ; check for underlying medical conditions that may be the cause of your symptoms. Talking therapy (cognitive behavioral therapy or insight oriented psychotherapy) is important for lasting change. Psychiatric medications may be indicated. Don't isolate. Spend time w people. Use your support system. Get out. Don’t allow yourself to stagnate at home. Get at. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Probably you cannot: There is no telling why or when rheumatoid disease gets worse. It is extremely rare for the disease to spontaneously go into remission. You need to speak with your rheumatologist and plot out a treatment plan ...Read more
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