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17 Jan 2003

I think i might have chilblaines onmy hands, they are swollen, red, sore & itchy. please help!what can i do to help relieve them??
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01 Jan 0001

Lee, the treatment usually consists of elevating the affected part slightly and allowing it to warm gradually at room temperature. Do not rub or massage injured tissues or use heat (or cold). Try to protect the affected areas from trauma and secondary infections. These measures are usually enough. If not, you can try taking nicotinic acid, Loftyl® or as a last resort, Minipress®

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