7 skin diseases to be careful of in winter

Health News

28 Oct 2023

Be careful ! Diseases that come with Winter season
      As the cold weather sets in, it's important to be aware of the changes in the air that can affect your skin. Your body needs to adapt to these conditions, and if it doesn't do so quickly enough, it can lead to various illnesses. Today, we have 7 skin conditions to watch out for in the winter season.

7 skin conditions to watch out for in the winter season

  • Chickenpox: This condition often occurs in young children but can also affect adults and may be more severe.
  • Herpes Zoster: Symptoms may appear when your body is weakened, and you may develop blisters on one side of your body.



  • German Measles (Rubella): It typically causes fever, sore throat, and a rash on the face, neck, and body. Vaccination can help prevent it.
  • Measles: Measles usually starts with a high fever, cough, runny nose, and red eyes. A red, blotchy rash then develops on the face, neck, and body.
  • Eczema: Eczema can worsen in the winter due to dry skin. It often presents as red, itchy patches on the arms and legs.



  • Seborrheic Dermatitis: This condition often results in red, scaly, greasy patches with well-defined borders and typically affects the scalp, eyebrows, ears, and other areas with many oil glands.
  • Perioral Dermatitis: It often causes redness, small red bumps, and sometimes pus-filled blisters around the mouth and on the face. It may be triggered by factors like stress or inadequate moisturizing.


      During the winter season, the air tends to change frequently. Therefore, it's essential to keep your body warm, stay hydrated, eat a nutritious diet, engage in regular exercise, and take extra precautions. If you experience itching or notice any unusual changes in your skin, it's crucial to seek immediate medical attention.


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