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Taking Serratiopeptidase for curing Stasis dermatitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   how long does it normally take to heal stacis dermatitis using serrapeptase( serraflazyne by cardiovascular research ltd )
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   May I know who suggested the use of serratiopeptidase?
User :   Dr nutricialist in CT
Doctor :   Serratiopeptidase is an enzyme secreted by certain microbes and it is used for its anti inflammatory properties.
User :   have excessive fibrin above ankle. So far has not ulcerated but looking for approx. time
User :   of how long it will take to heal
Doctor :   What do you mean by excess fibrin?
User :   Dr said have too much fibrin ( cob webb like material in the veins )
Doctor :   Fibrin products get degraded on it self over period of time.
User :   Sorry , don't quite understand fibrin products..... does the fibrin dissolve itself naturally ?
Doctor :   Yes.
Doctor :   Body has its own mechanisms to degrade the products of fibrin.
Doctor :   Let me put across in simple words to you.
User :   What is you recommendation to cure stacis dermatitis ..... diet - juicing ?
Doctor :   Stasis dermatitis is a condition which occur due to collection of blood in the tissue.
Doctor :   This is common associated in conditions where there is stagnation of blood across the veins.
User :   How would you treat a patient with stacis dermatitis ?
Doctor :   The resulting stasis of blood, undergoes changes - such as clotting and fibrin formation resulting in the symptoms.
Doctor :   The principle behind the treatment is to prevent stagnation of blood.
Doctor :   This can be achieved by using tight stockings
Doctor :   Or correction of the primary problem - which may mean surgical therapy.
Doctor :   And if the symptoms are severe
Doctor :   symptomatic treatment can be achieved by use of antihistaminic/steroid therapy.
User :   Current using support stockins and was on a cortizone cream but had to stop due to allergic reaction
Doctor :   Serratiopeptidase has no proven role in the treatment of this condition.
Doctor :   You mean allergic reaction to stockings or allergic reaction to cortizone?
User :   Thank You doctor , the serrapeptase has taken care of my many years of leg cramps and stacis is slowly getting smaller
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   Thank you very much for your help , have a good night
Doctor :   Bye for now.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
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