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What really helps deal with chilblains?

What really helps deal with chilblains?

See below: Treatment for chilblains can include corticosteroid creams, Nifedipine and pentoxifylline. Only your physician will be able to tell you what is appropriate for you. ...Read more

Chilblains (Definition)

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


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How do I deal with eczema?

How do I deal with eczema?

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 more

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What is good for very bad hot flashes and how long do I have to deal with them?

What is good for very bad hot flashes and how long do I have to deal with them?

Hot flashes: Many things can help including avoiding alcohol, spicy food, several medications, sipping ice water, taking of layers of clothing, a fan and paced breathing: http://www.Cascadewomenshealth.Org/download/pdfs/healtheducation/menopausal%20management/paced-breathing.Pdf. ...Read more

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What really helps chilblains, just pain meds?

What really helps chilblains, just pain meds?

No: Treatment for chilblains can include corticosteroid creams, Nifedipine and pentoxifylline. Only your physician will be able to tell you what is appropriate for you. ...Read more

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How can I better deal with this anxiety?

How can I better deal with this anxiety?

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 more

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How do I find out what is the deal with music therapy?

How do I find out what is the deal with music therapy?

Music Therapy: Call your state psychological association and ask for psychologists who practice music therapy in your area. Best. ...Read more

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I need to know what is really the deal with eating disorders?

I need to know what is really the deal with eating disorders?

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

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How can I deal with hypochondria?

How can I deal with hypochondria?

Choose a doc: and listen to what he/she says. Then see a mental health profession like a clinical psychologist who specializes in health psychology. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How do i deal with psoraisis?

How do i deal with psoraisis?

See a Dermatologist: Psoriasis is a complex chronic disease, has different forms of presentation/severity, treatment results can be frustrating, but the only way to deal with such chronic disease is rigorous follow up with your dermatologist and adherence to treatment plans, good luck ...Read more

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What helps with rosacea?

What helps with rosacea?

Avoid precipitating: Factors or agents that may cause your symptoms. Control rather than eradication may be a more realistic approach. Other meds may carry undesirable side effects. ...Read more

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What is good homeopathic therapy to help me with my allergies?

What is good homeopathic therapy to help me with my allergies?

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 more

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What causes tmj, and how do people deal with it?

What causes tmj, and how do people deal with it?

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 more

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What is accupressure and does it help cope with depression and anxiety?

What is accupressure and does it help cope with depression and anxiety?

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

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What could I do to best deal with strong feelings of anger?

What could I do to best deal with strong feelings of anger?

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

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How can I help deal with dermatillomania?

Skin picking: Cognitive behavioral therapy & sometimes psychotropic meds - can be beneficial for compulsive skin picking. Acupuncture may also help. ...Read more

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What can I do to help deal with "teething" pains?

What can I do to help deal with "teething" pains?

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 more

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Help, what to do with a wound with eczema?

Help, what to do with a wound with eczema?

Wound and eczema: First you would prevent the wound from infection and treat it with topical antibotics , then after which concentrate on the eczema. ...Read more

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What can I do to deal with this depression?

What can I do to deal with this depression?

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 more

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Why is my rheumatoid arthritis getting worse? How can I deal with it without medication?

Why is my rheumatoid arthritis getting worse? How can I deal with it without medication?

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