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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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

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

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 »

I feel itchy after a sweat episode or taking bath. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, When it is hot I feel itchy after taking a bath. This feeling can last for around 15 minutes. I also feel itchy when I start to sweat but when I sweat a lot after some times the itchiness decreases. I also feel uncomfortable at night sometimes. Using a fan just makes the itchiness much...  Read Full »


Dr. Subhash Kashyap

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are actually suffering from aquagenic urticaria. Such patients are actually allergic to water content and or temperature changes lead to histamine release thus itching. This condition is most of the time very resistant to treatment. Only treatment is that you take ...  Read Full »

What could cause sudden rashes in body and neck at least once in a week?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25-year-old male. My weight is 82 kg. I have sudden rashes on my body and back of the neck. I get this at least once in a week. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Subhash Kashyap

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are suffering from urticaria. Since you have not mentioned the duration to say it is acute or chronic. It is of two types exogenous and endogenous. If you can pinpoint any cause like eatable or after wearing some clothes or any contact it is exogenous you have to av...  Read Full »

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