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RSD in lower left foot, skin discoloration, nail breaking, severe pain. Bone scan, X-rays done. Curable?

I am suffering from RSD in my lower left foot , due to which the decolourrisation of my skin, breaking of my nails , and severe pain exists all the time. I have got bone scan done after xrays to confirm the same. Is there any tested cure of the this ? ( It is also callled Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome , i think) I an located in Delhi. my email YYYY@YYYY
Thu, 9 Aug 2012
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Hi kaushik,
Some forms of treatment are helpful, first is exercise, some medicines like bisphosphonates are also supposed to give good results. Consult with your rheumatologist and I think he should be able to prescribe for u appropriate drugs.
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