The most common manifestation of cold allergies is urticaria — redness of the skin, accompanied by intense itching and blisters.
Most commonly, hives occur on the face, hands, hamstrings, inner thighs, and feet.
In addition to hives, there is also a rash that disappears in a few hours after occurrence, and in the cold appears again. The rash It appears as a dense whitish or pink rash.
For skin reactions to low temperatures, you can use the following prevention and self-help methods:
— Be sure to wear warm gloves, high boots, warm leggings, and cover your mouth and nose with a wide woolen scarf — the air under it will be warmed by the warmth of your skin and breath. Underwear and tights should be made only of cotton, synthetics and wool aggravate skin allergies.
— Have a cup of hot tea before you go outdoors, and apply an oily protective cream to your face.
— Lubricate irritated skin with aloe juice or vitamin E oil solution.
— If severe itching occurs, apply a baking soda solution to reddened areas: 1 tsp. baking soda in a glass of warm water.
— Just a few sips of cold water, milk, beer or ice cream can trigger the ailment.
— Recipe for skin which does not react well to changes in temperature: mix yolk of egg with 100 grams of sour cream or thick cream and add the juice of half an orange. Whisk everything. Clean the skin with a cotton swab dipped in this cream, then rinse with cool water. The cream can be stored in the refrigerator for no more than 2 days.
Heylitis is an inflammation of the surface of the lips, provoked by frost.
It appears in the form of blisters on the lips, sometimes after drinking very cold drinks. Heylitis is partly allergic in nature, so in some cases help antihistamines.
— The most reliable method is prophylaxis. Before going out in the street to densely smear your lips with hygienic lipstick, and even better — to apply kriokrem designed for adverse weather conditions.
If such measures do not help and still occurs cheilitis, the treatment depends on the form of the disease.
— If redness, swelling of the lips and painful ulcers bother you, then vitamins, healing medications and even hormonal ointments are prescribed.
If dry cheilitis, then the lips are peeling and cracking, and in the corners of the mouth there is an acne, vitamin solutions, anti-itching and anti-allergic ointments help.