What Can You Do to Heal Chilblains?

Q:
What can I do to heal chilblains?

A:
The following ways may be conducive to healing chilblains (frostbites).

  • A prescription of vitamin B helps improve circulation and may completely heal the chilblains.
  • Soaking in warm water with Epsom salts for 15–20 minutes, 3–4 times a day.
  • Keep affected area warm, and avoid any extreme temperature changes (including very hot water).
  •  Keep affected area dry.
  • Use a topical steroid cream to relieve itch.
  • Avoid restricting the affected area.

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