2. Intense itching

Chilblains can be very itchy. Resist the urge to scratch because this can damage the skin. It may crack open and become infected. The pain is also worse if you scratch. Use witch hazel or calamine lotion to soothe itching. You can also use aloe vera gel for soothing and healing. Some people use over-the-counter topical steroid creams to relieve itching.


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