Chilblains

Chilblains are skin inflammations and swellings due to cold exposure. Continued cold exposure can turn severe chilblains into frostbite. Usually chilblains affect the exposed regions such as the fingers, toes, legs, or ears. Symptoms are inflammation, swelling, and redness of ...

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