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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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 »

What is the reason for appearance of rash after bath?

Query: Hi doctor, Daily after my shower, my face turns red with rash. This has been happening since years. I have changed my soap and face wash several times. Besides, I have lived in many cities; this happens every time and everywhere. What could be the reason? What should I do for it? Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Amolkumar W Diwan

Allergy Specialist, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your history it appears that, you are suffering from cholinergic urticaria or heat hives. This condition of being hypersensitive or extremely sensitive to heat or the response of sweating. People with this condition often wonder why they feel itch when they exerc...  Read Full »

Will Prednisone or any other similar steroid alleviate urticaria symptoms

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 78 years old male. I have urticaria (hives) for a long time. I have been to local dermatologists many a time in the past few years. I have been taking one tablet of Allegra 180 daily for the past year. I have used and still using many creams, such as Evion, Flucort, vitamin E oi...  Read Full »


Dr. Sandeep Golla

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your concern is chronic urticaria. Usually, chronic urticaria is due to dry skin and dust allergy. There are many causes of urticaria like food, medication, dust, pets, or hair dye. In a few cases, it is idiopathic, meaning it has no cause. Steroids only give you t...  Read Full »

How to treat recurrent itchy skin rashes in a 5-year-old kid?

Query: Hello doctor, My kid is 4.5 years old. He had skin allergy with itching with a mild fever below 100F (nine days before). Rashes disappeared once we apply baby lotion, but again reappeared. We consulted a doctor he suggested to take the following medicine. Syrup Cetirizine 5 ml (bedtime 7-10 day...  Read Full »


Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician, Psychiatrist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your description and photos (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it looks like your son has hives or urticaria. It can be due to allergy or viral infections or can occur without any obvious reason. Did the doctor you consulted before see him face t...  Read Full »

Can I take Xolair for urticaria?

Query: Hi doctor,I have been suffering from preliminary chronic urticaria for unknown causes for the last 13 years. It is not responding to antihistamine treatment for the past six years. Sometimes, it gets as severe as I have to use Corticosterone injection (Diprofos). All blood analysis showed no cause....  Read Full »


Dr. Chaitra Prakash

Cosmetologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Chronic idiopathic urticaria is a type of urticaria (wheals). It is a disturbing illness and difficult to manage. Most urticaria patients benefit from prolonged antihistamines and some may require immune suppressing drugs like Cyclosporine t...  Read Full »

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