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Para Controlar la Piel Reseca y Endurecida
Lociones y Emolientes para la Piel

Quizás se le recomiende que utilice lociones que mantengan su piel tan húmeda y flexible como sea posible, y para reducir la comezón. Las marcas comunes incluyen:

  • KeriCream
  • Lanolor
  • Lubriderm
  • Eucerin
  • Nivea
  • Ultraderm
  • Aceite Alfa Keri para Baño

Para Controlar los Ojos Resecos
Lágrimas Artificiales

Las lágrimas artificiales pueden ayudar a lubricar los ojos resecos. Las marcas comunes incluyen:

  • Dry Eyes
  • Tears Naturale
  • Refresh
  • HypoTears

Para Controlar la Boca Reseca
Saliva Artificial

La saliva artificial ayuda a aliviar la boca reseca. Las marcas comunes incluyen:

  • Salivart
  • Optimoist
  • Saliva Substitute
  • Moi-Stir
  • Salix lozenges

Para Controlar la Movilidad Reducida Debido a Rigidez de la Piel y de las Articulaciones
Terapia Física

La esclerodermia puede interferir con su habilidad de moverse de manera cómoda. La rígidez de su piel y de sus articulaciones puede interferir en gran medida con su habilidad para mantenerse activo. La terapia física puede ayudarle a conservar o volver a tener movilidad y facilitar el movimiento.

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Last reviewed May 2015 by Michael Woods, MD

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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