Allergic to cold? It’s a real problem, some doctors say - KMSP-TV

Allergic to cold? It’s a real problem, some doctors say

Posted: Updated:
CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

A lot of people complain about the cold weather, especially in Chicago, but now doctors say some kids are actually allergic to the cold.

Just like a pollen allergy, the cold allergy--called cold urticaria--has symptoms that range from rashes to closing of the throat.

Doctors say it could have a genetic cause, but could also be acquired.

It's not just cold weather that causes the reaction, but it can come from other cold items like popsicles and ice cream.

Powered by WorldNow

KMSP-TV
11358 Viking Drive
Eden Prairie, MN 55344

Phone: (952) 944-9999
Fax: (952) 942-0455

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices