chilblains


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Synonyms for chilblains

inflammation of the hands and feet caused by exposure to cold and moisture

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This can cause blood to leak into the surrounding tissue, which may cause the swelling and itchiness associated with chilblains.
Let's look at why folk develop chilblains, and how they can actually be pretty dangerous to one client group.
Smoking can therefore aggravate or initiate chilblains (painful, itchy swelling of the skin), frostbite, primary or secondary Raynaud's disease, ulceration in patients with systemic sclerosis, and Buerger's disease.
But this was an excuse built on solid ground, unlike our usual snuffles, aggravated bunions, water on the knees or raging chilblains.
It could be down to the chilblains and chaffed thighs I had to endure through arduous winters - a cross we boys had to bear.
Martens has revealed in a survey conducted on behalf of the footwear specialist, how the majority of outdoor workers suffer with cold, wet feet every winter, with many complaining of blisters and even chilblains.
Pernio is a localized abnormal inflammatory response to cold and damp conditions, also known as chilblains, derived from the old English words for chill and sore.
When to see your GP Chilblains usually get better within a few weeks, but see your GP or chiropodist if they don't or if they become infected.
It was pointed out to her she might, of chilblains, if she carries on waiting for the bus bare-legged of a morning.
Bread poultices: "As hot as you could bear, used to cure numerous things such as chilblains, in-growing toenails, cuts and grazes.
It destroys Lice, stops Pain and Scars, cures Erysipelas, Frost Bites, Chilblains, neutralizes the Poison in Bites, Stings and from Ivy, instantly stopping all pain and swelling, cures Suppurating Sores, prevents mortification, destroys contagion of Small-Pox, Measles.
A histologic and immunohistochemical study of chilblains.
Devoted to exploring nutritional strategies and root causes of autoimmune illnesses, Rodriguez lives vibrantly despite her battle with lupus, Raynaud's, chilblains, food and environmental allergies - to name a few.