In cold winter, be careful to turn your hands into turnip heads

2022-06-21 0 By

Do you have a turnip head?Along with the ninth cold days, the winter “tidings” – frostbite as scheduled.Swelling, itching, pain…More young beauty by chilblain tired, a pair of delicate jade hands into “turnip head”.(Pictures from the network) got frostbite, how should correct treatment and protection?Listen to Xing Jie, deputy director of the Department of Traditional Chinese Medicine surgery at Longhua Hospital affiliated to Shanghai University of Chinese Medicine.What is chilblain?Chilblain is a local or systemic injury caused by the invasion of cold pathogens.Chilblains occur in exposed parts of the body surface, such as hands, feet, ears, nose, face and so on.Clinically, local chilblains at exposed sites are the most common, with local swelling, cooling, itching, pain, skin purple spots, or blister, ulceration as the main manifestations.From the point of view of traditional Chinese medicine, chilblain treatment to warm and cold, Yang tong pulse as the rule.Light treatment is given priority to outside, and serious treatment should be combined inside and outside.The external medicine for chilblain (picture from photo network) mainly includes creams, tinctures, fumigants, powders, etc.Ointment has the advantage such as softness, smoothness, especially to the place of focal depression fold seam, or the chilblain ulcer of large area, use ointment is more appropriate.Tincture a tincture is a preparation made by immersing the medicine in an alcohol solution and then pouring it out. It is usually used for chilblains that have not ulcerated.A fumigant is a medicated soup that is rinsed to impregnate the affected area.Powder is the drug grind into very fine powder, for the frostbite ulcer ulcer can play the role of removing pus, removing rot, muscle closing.Can be aimed at the different symptoms of chilblain, choose different external drugs.1 chilblain is not broken, can choose ointment, such as compound heparin sodium ointment smeared in the affected area, can effectively control inflammation and disease, improve the blood circulation of the affected area, with anti-inflammatory, detumorization, analgesia and other effects;MPS creams can also be used to help with symptoms such as swelling.2 chilblains has been broken can be used 5% boric acid ointment, this product has a certain inhibitory effect on bacteria and fungi, can also use 1% erythromycin ointment.However, it is important to note that drug interactions may occur when erythromycin ointment is used in conjunction with other drugs. Please consult your physician or pharmacist before use.3 Chilblain in the red swelling pain did not rout the traditional Chinese medicine can be red spirit wine or ginger pepper tincture external rub, gently massage the affected area, or with chilblain ointment external coating.TCM fumigation and washing can improve the local microcirculation of extremities, improve the cold resistance of tissues, improve symptoms and reduce recurrence.Commonly used Chinese medicines include cassia twig, mugwort leaf, safflower, su leaf, angelica, Prickly ash, cinnamon, dried ginger, licorice, etc. After decocted, take juice to wash, warm dip or wet compress the affected area, and control the time for about 15 minutes each time.Pay attention to the temperature should not be too high, prevent scald, insist on treatment for 1 month.4 people with blisters should first be local disinfection, and then use aseptic syringe to extract the blister fluid, or use aseptic scissors in the low blisters cut a small mouth to release the blister fluid, coated with moist burn cream, frostbite cream, red ointment, etc..In addition, chilblain fester, available red ointment mixed jiuyi Dan external application;When decay is new, with red oil paste mixed sheng musi powder or sheng musi yu Hong paste external application.In severe cases, local necrosis is serious and bone detendon can be cooperated with surgical debridement.Amputation of the extremities (fingers, toes) is feasible when total necrosis or wet gangrene is life-threatening.The best way to prevent frostbite is to improve blood circulation.It is particularly important to keep warm in daily life.Wear gloves, masks, scarves, earmuffs and other items when going out in the cold season to avoid being attacked by cold pathogens.Strengthen daily physical exercise appropriately.In case of chilblain ulceration and infection, especially for patients with basic diseases such as diabetes, it is recommended to go to the hospital in time to avoid delay.Disclaimer: This article is reproduced for the purpose of passing on more information.If the source is wrong or violated your legitimate rights and interests, please contact the author with proof of ownership, we will promptly correct, delete, thank you.Email address: