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Why does my Skin turn Red and Itch?

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Whenever cold water, air, or wind hits my skin I turn red and start itching really bad. I don't have to be cold for this to happen. It can be a warm day and I can be out watering rinse my feet off and they will turn beat red and itch. Also when I sweat my head will start itching really bad. I can have the cooler on and if my skin gets cold I turn red and itch. In the winter when it is cold outside I will turn beat red and start itching and then my skin feels like it is on fire. I don't know what this is from. Just like today I watered my trees and rinsed my feet off and it was hot outside but I turned red and started itching.

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replied June 10th, 2006
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It seems that you may be experiencing an irregular vaso-motor reaction of the blood vessels in the skin. The blood vessels should constrict when exposed to cold, instead of dilating. Dilatation of the blood vessels causes redness. You can seek help from a dermatologist.
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