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Some People Are Actually Allergic to Cold Weather


“If you get red, itchy, and swollen skin five to 30 minutes after exposure to the cold, you may have cold urticaria. Other symptoms include swollen hands when holding a cold drink, or swollen lips or tongue when drinking a cold beverage,” said Eileen Wang, assistant professor of medicine at National Jewish Health [and the CU School of Medicine].