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What can take away the pain from calcium deposits in and under the skin?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
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In brief: Find the cause.

If these deposits are painful, they must have been there awhile.
Your first priority should be to find out why they are present in the first place. A significant underlying disease, such as scleroderma, could be causing them. Once you find the cause, you can then talk about your treatment options.

In brief: Find the cause.

If these deposits are painful, they must have been there awhile.
Your first priority should be to find out why they are present in the first place. A significant underlying disease, such as scleroderma, could be causing them. Once you find the cause, you can then talk about your treatment options.
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Dr. Howard Lelvowitz
Internal Medicine

In brief: See below

Need more info. Calcium deposits most commonly related to gout.
Gout often related to too much protein in the diet and how your body breaks down protein. Allopurinol blocks the breakdown to calcium deposits.. These deposits are called gouty tophi. Acute gouty pain can also be treating with colchicine.

In brief: See below

Need more info. Calcium deposits most commonly related to gout.
Gout often related to too much protein in the diet and how your body breaks down protein. Allopurinol blocks the breakdown to calcium deposits.. These deposits are called gouty tophi. Acute gouty pain can also be treating with colchicine.
Dr. Howard Lelvowitz
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