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  • jane86589 1

    Dread a cold day

    I've had chilblains for some time. I'm a dinner lady and spend a long time out in the playground. Keeping my hands and feet warm is a must, thermal gloves and socks. I also put on an ointment called "snow fire". It's brilliant! Just try it. You can buy it from boots.

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  • Guest M

    \"Uncomfortable\"

    \"Chilblains are uncomfortable\" Are you kidding me! They are more than uncomfortable; it is one of the worst pains I have ever experienced and the itching is so bad that I am unable to do anything else other than think about ways to chop off my toes so that the itching would stop. I soak my...

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  • sparkenho 1

    The cure for my chilblains is...

    Calcium tablets WITH Vitamin D. I have had sixty odd years with chilblains and I am only grateful to my childhood doctor for this cure because without it I don't know what I would have done otherwise. You won't get immediate relief from taking the tablets. If you are in the grip of a bad chilblain attack...

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  • tony91881 2

    My first winter in 40 years without chilblains?

    It looks as tho I might have found the solution, touch wood.  No chilblain problems yet and we've had some very cold weather (for this region in NSW) for over a month.  It may be too soon to be sure though, we still have another month or so of winter to come, but it's looking very promising.  The measures...

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  • jen84177 2

    Essential oils for chilblains

    Hi, everyone, I wanted to share a home remedy for these awful toe demons that I've discovered after years of desperation. I've been on nifedipine since I was diagnosed 5+ years ago. It made them all but disappear, and I thought I was in the clear--until I moved to a colder climate and they returned with...

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  • dan46903 1

    Chilblains

    Anyone that has this red sore rash like on their feet" I have had what  they call Chilblains for years. Tried everything. Nothing works.  I tried equate diaper rash relief that I got at Walmarts. Really helps.   

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  • donna1980 2

    Erythromelalgia/Mitchell's disease

    Hi I am a 34 year old and was diagnosed 2year ago with Erythromelalgia. I was wondering if they was any other suffers of this horrible un-researched disease. Has anyone ever even heard of the disease. As they is only a few doctors know of it. I feel so alone and with no treatment management and certainly...

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  • tony91881 2

    Bone broth may help chilblains

    Also trying bone broth this winter to see if it helps prevent the dreaded chilblains.  I got this from a website:  "Bone broth from cartilage is source of collagen .... ..... an essential component of .... blood vessels ......"  One of the thoughts on cb is there's capilliary wall damage letting plasma...

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  • donna1980 2

    What can they offer?

    My rheumatologist has referred me to a dermatologist. I was wanting to know if they is any other EM suffers (Erythromelalgia) that has been too Dermatology and got help. I feel puzzled. As I have a neurologist, vien  specialist  a rheumatologist plus my GP.  Thank you any info I will great full for 

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  • Barnclown 1

    Erythromelalgia & raynauds

    Is there anyone who has both these conditions? And if yes, do they flare at the same time ? I have had raynauds since a child (am now 57). I think erythromelalgia has been gradually getting worse since perimenopause began in the early '90s. but only over recent years has this gradually gotten so bad...

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  • bruce23 1

    Chilblains - symptom alleviation using Dettol ointment

    Dettol ointment works for me every time, with symptoms disappearing within a few hours.This is hard for me to understand in light of the apparent cause and I have no biomedical explanation, but I wanted to share my experience anyway. These days I apply it at the first sign of that weird hot slippery-toes...

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  • tony91881 2

    Chilblains and slow pulse

    I've had chilblains every winter (bar one) for the last 44 years.  For as long as I can remember I've had an abnormally slow pulse - I just checked it now, after sitting for half an hour, and it's 39bpm. Do any of you fellow chilblain-sufferers have a similar circulatory condition? There seem to be...

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  • gryl 2

    Chilblains and Calcium with D vit

    I got an advice from this pages of using Calcium with D vitamin. I give this now to my son who is 7 years old. We think its help.  Thank you for god advice. Gry

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  • Guest M

    chillblains

    nearer winter my feet start to itch and become very sore so in fact i start to keep them warm by wearing about 3 layers of socks and never takling socks off but my feet still keep on itching. I hate it especially at night time because i cannot get to sleep, my feet itch so soo much

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  • LindaBG 2

    Is this really chilblains?

    I've been diagnosed with pernio/chilblains, but what I have doesn't seem to match what I'm reading here and the descriptions on the web. I get the red nodules described, but also more widespread swelling on my toes. While cold -- specifically, below 20 degrees Fahrenheit cold -- triggers it, it continues...

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  • dimi1992 2

    Awful itchy chillblains,in fingers and toes

    Hello all, i am an 22 year old woman and i live in warm(!!!) Greece!!! i say warm, because the climate here is warm,in winter too. It is not like Russia for example.. From the time i was born,i ALWAYS sleep with socks...and sometimes with double pair....because of cold feet!!!Whoever saw me sleeping...

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  • victoria69677 2

    Nature cure for chilblains

    When I was a child my mother used to dip my chilblains in my urine.  I have developed chilblains this year after many a year and it still works!

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  • Sherdy16 1

    Treatment which is working for chilblains

    I have suffered from Raynard's for quite a few years but this year I have developed chilblain on 2 toes on each foot......after trying many topical creams my homepathic friend suggested I try New Era Biochemical Tissue salts number 1,2,4,and 10 so I bought them from Holland and Barrett and started taking...

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  • bizzie73 2

    My experience with chilblains... 5 years of it...and a few suggestions

    What really works for chilblains? By a chilblain sufferer living a stone cottage in the Highlands, North Scotland. Alas there is no miracle cure or silver bullet to treat chilblains… but awareness and effort can help: Chilblains can cause a lot of distress and agitation for sufferers, especially at night...

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  • Guest M

    chilblains

    I at first thought I had a verruca. I started to treat it with an acid. It was on my small toe and it was exactly where the shoe bends as I walk.Very painful. However, it became yellow with treatment and I see no black point or a root of any sort. It was at this point that I thought it may be a chilblain....

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  • linda53326 1

    Chilblaines

    are driving me crazy at night and during the day. My feet get so cold  even with termal socks on. I live in a park home although the heating is nearly always on the cold comes up through the floor beyond belief. I have read all your discussions and will try quite a few of them, hoping they will work....

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  • c95 1

    Chillblains or worse? No itch but agony and swelling fit to burst!

    I have had a operation on my two outside toes which involved removing the bottom ligaments and swapping them due to toes turning under when I was around 11 years old, now 20 years later I am suffering but the doc does not think it is related, I work outside a lot, have terrible circulation (always cold...

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  • Guest M

    chilblains- silver socks

    I am a registered foothealth practioner and have several patients that suffur from chilblains. last winter i recommended silver socks and gloves to them. Those that bought were chilblain free all winter. hope this help some one

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  • claire66 1

    chilblains

    :cry: I get these every year and drive me mad, is there a cure for chilblains and raynauds syndrome as the medication Im on does not work . Please Help as IM SOOOOOOOOOO DESPRATE

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  • Guest M

    chilblains

    my chilblains itch badly at night. I have found that a baby aspirin (50mg) prevents this - presumably by thinning the blood and improving circulation

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  • Guest M

    stops itching from chilblains

    I have found that soaking my feet in warm water with Johnson's foot soap for 20 minutes before bed relieves the itching from chilblains all night. Also, cut an onion and rub the cut side on the itching area relieves the itching immediately.

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  • clarerose 1

    chilblains, heat blains and reynauds

    I have primary Reynauds syndrome, diagnosed about 10 years ago but appearing before then. I'm generally healthy apart from low blood pressure and chilblains which appear every year in spite of taking losartan vasodilators during cold or hot weather (see below). I have tried Chinese acupuncture and herbal...

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  • Guest M

    owh

    Hello earthlings, My chilblaines are by far the worst in the country at the moment and thay are far worse than anyone elses. they effect 7 of my 10 toes are 4 of they have split. the other 3 however are still in the purple stage. in my oppinion if you suffer from chilblaines...

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  • Guest M

    Chilblains on the face?

    I am not sure, but I think I am suffering from chilblain just above my upper lip... basically all the skin above my top lip up to my nose is really red and sore and slightly blistering (and feels really stiff...) and has been present for about 3 days. I am quite tired and run-down this week, and have...

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  • Guest M

    Long term chilblains

    I used to get chilblains as a child. I am now nearly 60 years and they have re occurred My problem is depite treating several times a day with Belmosa I have had them for over 6 weeks Should I contact my doctor ?

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  • Guest M

    chilblains

    Now 50 years old I have suffered from 'Raynauds' - white finger - since childhood, so it seems there is a link. I have also suffered CHILBLAINS each winter, on my hands only, for approx. 10 years - at first only one or two usually on the same fingers. This year is the worst - several patches on 5 fingers...

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  • Douglas Grant 1

    Control of chillblains itchiness

    I find that by using the hot water shower at highest bearable temperature directed onto the chillblains the itch is momentarily intensified then is ended usually for good.It is necessary to treat the affected skin with a good cream moisturiser for the following days iuntil all traces have disappeared.

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  • Guest M

    My way for releif

    It may sound odd but if you can just soak the toe in your own urine for a few minutes. You will notice the itching does subside and the redness goes. This is a very old grandma treatment.

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