Windburn

What is Windburn?

Windburn is a condition caused by exposure to strong and frequently cold winds for extended periods of time. Wind can remove the oils from the top oil layers of skin, creating chapped dry skin that feels hot or burned, and may appear red or swollen.

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Hey I'm 18 years old and I've been feeling really weird lately. About a month ago I took my dog to the park and I think I got windburn. It was...

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frost bite

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Thanks for contacting HCM with your health care concerns.

From your description I think your exposure to...

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I'm a RN, having worked nursing homes, etc. I'm am now experiencing a reddened nosed that is tender to the touch. Red with capillary refill that...

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Nasal Vestibular Furunculosis Treatment

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Brief Ans-Nasal Vestibulitis with Furunculosis

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