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Old 10-30-2011, 21:13   #1
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Over 30 years of sticking has left my fingers purple. I have tried dozens of lotions and salves.
Now, I need advanced finger tip advice. Any ideas?

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Ouch!!!! I wonder if some of those heel balms would work. Have you tried testing on alternate sites to give your fingertips a break?

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These are bruises, right? Is there pain too?




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Not really bruises, just purple from thousands of sticks
FIngers do not hurt, they are just always cold. I use the heel of my hand. I have tried, but can not collect from my arm.

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Have you ever heard of Raynaud's Syndrome?






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Ouch!!!! I wonder if some of those heel balms would work. Have you tried testing on alternate sites to give your fingertips a break?
I use the heel of my hand. I have tried dozens of tyhose salves and lotions. You can really mess up a keyboard, with that stuff.

Why the coconut oil?

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Have you ever heard of Raynaud's Syndrome?

yes, that is one thing I do not have

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Just thought I'd ask . . . the cold & the purple certainly bring it mind.




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i use the coconut oil in my diet to help control my bgs. It actually stabalizes my bgs during the day. When I have a little extra on a spoon, I do rub it in my hands. It does mess the computer keyboard though. I usually put lotion on at night before bed. What kind of lancing device do you use. I have heard some of the new ones are a lot better, like the Delica from One Touch.

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i use the coconut oil in my diet to help control my bgs. It actually stabalizes my bgs during the day. When I have a little extra on a spoon, I do rub it in my hands. It does mess the computer keyboard though. I usually put lotion on at night before bed. What kind of lancing device do you use. I have heard some of the new ones are a lot better, like the Delica from One Touch.
I eat cinnamin, but it doesnot work. I'm brittle.
i will check out the coconut oil and Delica

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