Urticaria

Urticaria, otherwise called hives, is a type of skin rash that develops when some triggers release histamine. Some of the common triggers are certain food items, medications, infections, fever, dust mites, pollen, sunlight, and latex.

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Is urticaria seen in few COVID patients?

Query: Hi doctor, 1) I have chronic hives since last year. I have been taking Bilaxten 20 mg tablets since then, an almost daily tablet. Nowadays, it is once in two days or when hives appear. Even after one year, no relief. I am worried about what is the root cause. I consulted a dermatologist and did a b...  Read Full »


Dr. Dilip Meena

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. It is chronic urticaria, as you already know. Now urticaria can be of two types (besides acute and chronic). Chronic spontaneous urticaria: This is the commonest and seen in more than 70 % of patients of duration more than six weeks. ...  Read Full »

Can you transmit skin infection by coming in contact with them?

Query: Hi doctor,Before few months, I was diagnosed with atypical dermatitis. I had red spots on and off regularly. They were not itchy except the ones present on my scalp and forefront. Showering exacerbated the symptoms for about 30 minutes. But this happens only with water. But there was no reaction to ...  Read Full »


Dr. Subhash Kashyap

Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to your description, you seem to have hives or urticaria. It is a slightly red or white lesion occuring on the skin and disappears after a few minutes or hours. This often occurs due to allergies to some internal or external agent. It can also occur due to...  Read Full »

Why does my skin allergy not heal fully and keeps itching?

Query: Hi doctor,I have developed some skin allergy on my back, and it itches a lot and sometimes uncontrollably. The allergy is fading, but the burning and itching are still there. The affected skin area has got rough, and it feels weird also.For the past year, I have realized that all my wounds never rec...  Read Full »


Dr. Subhash Kashyap

Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This type of allergy occurs in some genetic diseases. During the healing process, there is increased formation of some cells which release histamine chemical cause itching. This is a very resistant condition, but you try the following treatment. I want to know when you...  Read Full »

Are nausea, abdominal pain, itching, and swelling signs of parasitic infection?

Query: Hello doctor, I have severe nausea, pain in the abdomen, dizziness, intense itching, and swelling all over. I believe it is a parasite infection, and I do not know where to go or who can treat me properly. I know it is something rare. I woke up today, and now my eyes are swollen. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from nausea, abdominal pain, dizziness, intense itching with swelling all over for the last few days. Your eyes are also swollen from today's morning. According to your description, you...  Read Full »

How to get resolved from the problem of chronic urticaria?

Query: A dermatoligist advised thru series of consultation that i have chronic urticaria. I've done some allergy test and found out that im allergic to dust mites, mussels, tuna etc. I followed different diets already but still from time to time i feel itchy at certain part of my body and when i start scra...  Read Full »


Dr. Mahendra Thakre

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq. I hope you are doing well. I understand your concern. You are suffering from chronic urticaria. Chronic urticaria (CU) is defined by episodic urticaria (hives) for a duration of longer than six weeks. Chronic urticaria (CU) causes marked distress to patients because it is p...  Read Full »

Why do I get itching all over my body?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 39 years old. I have a lot of itching all over my body for the past year, and I am taking Allegra 120 four times a week. After taking this tablet, the itching disappears. I have done a blood test, and it shows some mold allergy. I am attaching the reports and some pictures of ...  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you had any past prescriptions, kindly upload them. Do you have any systemic diseases like diabetes, hypertension, or thyroid disorder?  Read Full »

Please help my husband with an unknown allergy and sexual incompetence.

Query: Hello doctor, My husband is suffering from unknown allergy for the last 2 years. He has consulted many doctors and has done many tests, but no positive result yet. He takes Allegra or Montec every day; else he gets rashes all over the body. He is also having filaria for over 5 years and takes medic...  Read Full »


Dr. Shalini Patodiya

Dermatologist, Venereologist, Cosmetologist, Family Physician, Hair Transplant Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. By allergy, if you mean red raised rashes, then that is known as urticaria. So, that means he is suffering from chronic urticaria and impotency. There can be many causes including thyroid, which can cause both the above issue. Also, rarely Allegra - Fexofenadine can cause...  Read Full »

I have urticaria and under RIRS treatment. Please advice homeopathic medicines.

Query: Hello doctor, I have urticaria problem for the last 20 years. Initially, it started from the foot for two years then hands, now the whole body. I take Cetzine on SOS. I feel allergic once in a week, sometimes twice a week. I have digestion related problems and take antibiotic medicines when feeling ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sheetal R Bhanushali

Homeopathic Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I will suggest you medicines soon. Your complaints are chronic, so it will take time to get cured completely. I need the following details. 1. When your complaint increase and decrease? 2. Is there any itching or burning sensation? 3. Any pictures of rashes or re...  Read Full »

I got sudden itchy skin rash with no pus. What is it?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 22 year old female. I got a sudden skin allergy and there is lot of itching. Small red rashes have appeared on limbs, back and face. But, there is no puss in the rash. I took Cetirizine.  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How long it has been there? What is the complaint in it? What are the areas affected and spread? Revert back with the asked details to a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist  Read Full »

What should I do to get rid of itching with redness and warmth throughout my body?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 54-year-old female. I am feeling itching throughout the body with slight swelling. After rubbing and I feel warmth over that area. I also feel hot air in the ears with complete redness. These things happen three times a day, but it is not continuous and subsides on its own. I a...  Read Full »


Dr. B. T. Priya

Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have got a condition called urticaria. It is an allergic reaction to different triggers like food, dust, or insect bite. Take tablet Predmet (Methylprednisone) 8 mg twice daily for one week, then tablet Predmet 4 mg twice daily for one week, and tablet Xyzal M (Lev...  Read Full »

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