The expert spoke about the dangers of cold allergies

Ekaterina Demyanovskaya from the Russian laboratory “Hemotest” reported that sensitivity to cold can be among the symptoms of serious diseases.

In a conversation with the Izvestia newspaper, the doctor notes that under the influence of low temperatures, itching, vesicles and spots appear on the skin. However, it should not be ignored, because it can be a symptom of serious diseases, including cancer.

She says: “When a person is allergic to cold, itching often bothers the face and hands when not protected by gloves. After that, bubbles and spots appear on the skin, as happens when exposed to a poisonous plant such as nettle. Therefore, a cold allergy is called cold nettle. In some cases, a person may feel pain in the joints and muscles.

According to the doctor, low air temperature provokes such sensitivity, especially if it is accompanied by a cold and humid wind. Cold drinks, ice cream and even a contrast shower can also provoke it.

“Cold allergy can be a secondary disease – symptoms of hepatitis, infectious mononucleosis, CMV infection, blood diseases, autoimmune diseases and cancer,” she says. The physician must prescribe new broader-acting drugs in order to diagnose the underlying cause and begin treatment. treatment.”

The doctor recommends applying a rich cream on the hands and face before leaving the house when the weather is cold.

Source: Izvestia newspaper.