Chilblains are small, itchy, red swellings on the foot that occur as a reaction to cold temperatures therefore they tend to be most common in the winter months.

Chilblains left untreated are exquisitely painful and, in some cases, may ulcerate.

Typically, chilblains cause an itchy, burning sensation and are normally present several hours after exposure to cold temperatures which become more prominent when you enter a warm environment.

Chilblains in some instance may be linked to an underlying medical condition, for example in Raynaud’s syndrome where both the feet and hands are affected.

The best approach to chilblains is to limit exposure to cold by dressing warmly and protecting areas affected by chilblains.

To find out further information on how to treat chilblains and avoid exposure please book an appointment with one of our team.



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