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A 29-year-old male asked:

Can oral corticosteroids cause someone's skin to be less tolerant to cold weather (itching, swelling, redness)?

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Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Yes: Oral steroids can thin the skin and cause itching and swelling. Redness is less common but it is possible. You can even get stretch marks from taking oral steroids long term.

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Last updated May 21, 2015

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