Chilblains

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CHILBLAINS

WINTER IS COMING – WRAP UP THOSE FEET

Yes that’s right, if you haven’t realised yet winter is on its way, if not already here!  The days are getting shorter and the temperature is getting colder.  No doubt we are all thinking about putting our heating on if we haven’t already!

The winter can also be a bad time for our feet.  Many people suffer during the cold months with very cold feet and chilblains.  These are extremely painful lesions which occur anywhere on our feet and some people get them on their hands.  They are often red and itchy and painful at night especially.  Strangely they often feel hot and people think they need to cool them down.

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