Winter itch


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Related to Winter itch: winter eczema
(Med.) See Prarie itch, under Prairie.

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Cold weather and a lack of fluid can also dry out skin, a problem called winter itch. A rise in body temperature after exercise may also cause itching as well as hives.
Skin dries out if it's deprived of moisture and this dryness often aggravates itchiness, resulting in a condition commonly referred to as "winter itch."