There are lots of things people can be allergic to in this world and apparently cold weather is one of them.

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Typically when we think of allergies it is associated with spring and pollen.

There is plenty to be allergic too. Some of the most common allergies are pollen, food allergy, animal dander, milk, eggs, tree nuts, shellfish, peanuts, wheat, fish, soy, sesame, latex, fruit, insect stings, mold, and dust mites.

There are some rare allergies that are known to medical science. There is photosensitivity which is a sun allergy. There is cholinergic urticaria which is a sweat allergy. There is nickel allergy which is being allergic to coins. There is exercise-induced anaphylaxis which is an allergic reaction that happens after physical activity. The rarest of them all is aquagenic urticaria that causes itchy and painful hives to breath out whenever the sufferer comes into contact with water.

Some People Are Allergic To The Cold

I always thought that when people went south for the winter it was because they liked warmer weather and hated shoveling snow.

Some people are just allergic to the cold. According to Penn Medicine, it is called cold urticaria which is a rare allergy in which exposure to cold temperatures causing people to break out into hives. It can be from cold air, cold water, even drinking and ice cold beverage or eating cold food (I guess a cold slice of pizza is out). What really sucks about this allergy is there is no definitive cure for cold urticaria. The best thing to do if you have cold urticaria is live in a warmer climate.

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