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When outside temperature reaches 24c my body reacts by perspiring

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When outside temperature reaches 24c my body reacts by perspiring very badly and my face goes bright red. I also react if there is chilly wind then any exposed skin goes very red and itches badly, I am unable to peal a potatoe without my hands going red and painful.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
Hi How long has this been going on?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
About 3 years but it has slowly gone worse.
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
OK Winfred. Just to check here--your doctor has no idea what the problem is? Have you had any medications prescribed for it?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
No medication just said it was Reynard disease but my hands go neither white or blue there has been inflammation show up in a blood sample once but it was not followed up.
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
OK Winifred--and we can continue after this if you'd like. This sounds like a condition called cold urticaria and it may also be related to Raynaud's. I would have you see a rheumatologist for a full evaluation for autoimmune disorders and antihistamines like Claritin, Allegra, or Zyrtec, or more specific medications like methotrexate or Humira may well get rid of your symptoms
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