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Dermavitality Hand Foot Calming Cream 6 Ounces

$24.95

Natural herbal relief for the hand-foot syndrome.

Affordable 6 ounce tube so you can use it liberally to help nourish and maintain healthy skin during treatment.

  • Superior skin soothing cream that penetrates easily and absorbs into the most stubborn places.
  • Formulated with powerful herbal ingredients to help hydrate severely dry, cracked, flaking, or peeling skin.
  • Experience smooth, soft, and calm skin with 12 skin-nourishing ingredients from nature including aloe vera Leaf Juice, safflower seed oil, shea butter, oat oil tocopheryl, vitamin e, comfrey root, and cucumber extract.
  • A hand-foot calming cream blend was created by an Oncology Nurse in partnership with top herbal skincare professionals. All our herbal Ingredients are grown and manufactured in the USA - that's why we are truly proud of our product, and we are 100% sure you will love our cream - or we'll give your money back.  

 

Caring for your hands and feet during chemotherapy

Patients receiving certain chemotherapeutic agent develop what is known as Hand-Foot Syndrome or Palmar-Plantar Erythrodysesthesia.

Hand foot syndrome is a condition that causes redness, swelling and pain on the palms, and soles of the feet. You may even experience blister and it may also appear on your knees and elbows.

Preventing and supporting your skin during treatment can help minimize the discomfort caused by hand foot syndrome. Dermavitality hand foot cream is a great way to help nourish and care for you skin during treatment and can be an integral part of your supportive care.

Symptoms that you may experience with hand foot syndrome include redness similar to a sunburn, Swelling, tingling or burning and sensitivity to touch and cold. You may also experience cracked or peeling skin and blister or ulcers. Dermavitality hand foot cream help provides your skin with natural herbal botanicals that help support and nourish your skin.

What causes hand-foot syndrome?

Several cancer drugs cause hand foot syndrome. Some of these include Capecitabine (Xeloda), Docetaxel (Taxotere), Doxorubicin, Fluorouracil (5-FU) just to list a few. These agents affect the skin cells and blood vessels and once it is out of the blood vessels in damages the surrounding tissue. This causes the redness and swelling in the skin and the symptoms of hand foot syndrome. Not all patients experience hand foot syndrome and severity can vary.

Managing hand-foot syndrome

Symptoms of hand foot syndrome usually appear early in you course of treatment with target therapy and later with chemotherapy. If you notice any of these symptoms let your nurse know and talk with your health care team.

Some recommendation to help manage these symptoms include

    • Limit the use of hot water on your hands and feet
    • Take cool showers and baths
    • Be gentle with our skin patting it dry after washing or bathing
    • Protect you skin from injury and avoid harsh detergents, vinyl gloves
    • Avoid sources of heat and sitting in the sun
    • Wear loose fitting clothing and tight-fitting shoes so your skin is expose to air

What can you do to help manage hand foot syndrome?

    • Talk with your health care team for recommendations
    • Topical pain relievers can be helpful
    • Using a moisturizing cream. Dermavitalty hand foot cream is specifically formulated to support and nourish your skin.
    • Pain relievers such as ibuprofen and other NSAIDs can be helpful. Be sure to check with your health care team prior to taking any over the counter medicines.
    • Ice packs under your hands and feet while receiving treatment can help prevent hand foot syndrome.

References

 

Management of cytotoxic chemotherapy-induced hand-foot syndrome Johannes J.M. Kwakman

ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

Dermavitality Hand Foot Calming Cream 6 Ounces

$24.95