2017年4月30日 星期日

手腳照光治療

  1. 誰適合接受手腳照光治療呢?
Who is suitable to receive hand/foot phototherapy?
針對頑固的富貴手,汗皰疹,與手部濕疹
可以調節手腳皮膚的免疫反應

Phototherapy is indicated for the one with refractory phompholyx or hand/foot eczema
It modulates your skin immunity.

  1. 照光治療可否取代口服或外用藥膏呢?
Could phototherapy replace oral or topical medicine?
不可!
照光治療是一種輔助的治療
仍需要搭配醫師的口服或外用藥物
優點是可以減緩藥物劑量發作頻次/嚴重度

No, phototherapy is an adjuvant therapy. Patients are recommended for combination with oral or topical medication.
The benefit is to reduce the dosage of medication and frequency or severity of attacks.

  1. 手腳照光治療的建議療程
The recommendation for hand/foot phototherapy
每周兩次 (W1/4,2/5 or 3/6)
持續兩個月到三個月
才能達到有效的療程

Twice a week
(Mon/Thu, Tue/Fri or Wed/Sat)
Continue for 2-3 months to reach effective results

  1. 照光治療的注意事項
Orders for phototherapy
您必須戴護目鏡!!
醫師及護理人員會為您設定每次增加的劑量

You have to wear goggle while doing phototherapy. Doctors and nurses will give you a suitable dosage each time.

  1. 照光治療的效果何時出現?
When will the effect of phototherapy come out?
起初幾次比較無感,通常需要持續一個半月後可以出現明顯效果
The effect of phototherapy comes out after around one and half month.

  1. 照光治療的需做多久
How many times is the phototherapy suggested?
完全好後,建議再多維持一個月
頑固或易復發的患者,可以維持劑量持續下去

After remission of disease, the phototherapy is suggested to maintain for another one month. The refractory ones can keep continuing the treatment.

  1. 照光治療後的反應
What is the reaction after phototherapy?
當下或前幾天,微紅或微癢是正常現象,代表治療有達到標的。
非常罕見的情況下,如果水泡或是劇痛則須立即回診

Mild redness or itching immediately phototherapy is normal. Rarely, if you have some blister or pain, please come back immediately.

  1. 照光治療的安全性
The safety of phototherapy
目前文獻非常的安全,無造成皮膚癌的疑慮。
少數患者長期照光治療膚色變得比較黝黑。

It is safe in literatures and has no concerned about skin cancer. Few patient would have darker skin color after long term treatment.