What are Chilblains
Chilblains are painful sores on the end of the lesser toes and sometimes fingers.
Causes of chilblains
- Vascular hypersensitivty (Raynauds Phenomenon)
- Raynauds Phenomenon
Complications of chilblains
Treatment of chilblains
- Avoid extreme temperature changes – very hot showers and very cold floors
- Thick woolen socks
- Wax baths
- Nifedipine Compound Cream
- Haemorrhoid cream (Rectogesic)
Call The Foot and Ankle Centre for further advice on professional management and treatment options.