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Question
Posted by: Belladonna | 2008/07/05

Chilblain Hands

My mother suffer's from sore red, itchy and swollen hands during Winter
What can she use to calm the skin?
She is 86 yrs
Thank you

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Your mother should keep her hands warm by wearing cotton gloves and moisturising frequently. She can also apply thrombo throb (available at pharmacies). It sounds like if she is suffering from winter hands and is quite difficult to treat.

Kind regards




Dr Anrich Burger

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