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Urticarial Rash

Urticaria, generally referred to as hives, is a condition where a rash develops on the skin due to an immune-mediated allergic reaction to food, beverages, supplements, or medications. They are usually treated with an antihistamine class of medications.

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I had an itchy blister under my right breast a year ago, which came back today. What could it be?

Query: Hi doctor, I had an itchy blister under my right breast. I had the same thing happen a year ago, and the doctor gave me steroid cream and antibiotics, and it went away. I have used steroid cream this time, and it went away after three days. However, it came back again today after a few days. Do I n...  Read Full »

Dr. Sandhya Narayanan Kutty

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. As per the history and image provided (the attachments rae removed to protect the patient's identity), it appears as urticaria. Urticarial rashes may be due to hypersensitivity, where one's body immediately and excessively responds to an insec...  Read Full »

What are the diagnostic tests for on and off itching and skin rashes?

Query: Hi doctor, My father is having on and off itching and rashes all over his body. The itching is more during the night. We did not consult any doctor due to lockdown. His current medications are tablet Plavix, Cardivas, Lipvas, Silodal, Cresar, Neurobion Forte, Zoryl-MV 2, Volix, and Human Mixtard In...  Read Full »

Dr. Dilip Kumar Meena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Your father has urticaria with scabies. It is challenging to evaluate further without a physical examination. Kindly answer me the following to help you better. Do anyone else in your family has itching? Do the rashes look like raised m...  Read Full »

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Dr. G. S. S. Sandeep

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I saw your picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Are you using any medication right now? Avoid dairy products bedtime, and avoid hand pricking. I will suggest a prescription. Start using it right now and review it after 15 days if there is no improve...  Read Full »

What are the itchy lumps and rashes on stomach and thigh?

Query: Hi doctor, A few days back, I found these red bumps on my thigh and they had appeared out of nowhere. They are definitely lumpy and itchy. I also found a patch on my stomach with the same lumps with a rash type look to the patch. Both are really itchy. I am wondering what this could be and if I sho...  Read Full »

Dr. Shanza Ikram

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your case. In my opinion, you are having an urticarial rash. It is a type of allergy which could be due to many factors. Some are following drugs like painkiller or antibiotics, dairy product, meat or chicken, insect bite, artificial, sweating or hea...  Read Full »

Why am I experiencing recurring rashes and itching despite following a gluten-free diet?

Query: Hello doctor,I have been experiencing recurring rashes for about six weeks now. They appear as either hives or small pimple-like rashes. Sometimes, when I scratch them, they will bleed. I also experience itching on my face and occasionally on my scalp. However, there are times when the rashes do not...  Read Full »

Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query and understand your concerns. Please provide me with the following information: What medications are you currently taking for celiac disease? Have you started any new medications recently that could be related to these rashes? Is there any ...  Read Full »

How can rashes coupled with severe itching on the legs and arms be treated?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 35-year-old female and I have rashes on my legs, arms, and armpits with severe itching. I have no fever or difficulty breathing. I have had allergies but never this serious. I am currently on Allegra, Zentel, Xevor, and Moisturex. It has gotten worse in the last three days. Plea...  Read Full »

Dr. Shanza Ikram

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I think right now you are having an urticarial rash. I suggest you take tablet Cetirizine 10 mg at night for seven days. This may induce sleep but there is nothing to worry about that. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and take the medicines wit...  Read Full »

Why do I still have hives even after taking antihistamines for more than six months?

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Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. I looked over the image (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity) you have attached. I would like to know a few additional details for a better evaluation. Have you noticed any weight loss or loss of appetite, and have you exp...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from strongyloidiasis for the past six years and I am also 29 weeks pregnant now. What should I do?

Query: Hi doctor,I have been suffering from strongyloidiasis for six years and I have had no chance getting to meet a specialist. I am also 29 weeks pregnant and I am not doing well, my infection is extreme and I have started throwing up along with bad acid reflux and major urticarial rashes mainly on my h...  Read Full »

Dr. Pandian. P

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. I think your problem is the disseminated type of threadworms. How many tablets of Ivermectin did you take? Any other drugs did you take? Can you please upload the photos of rashes on your body for better understanding and treatment advice and...  Read Full »

I have a skin rash with itching. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 20-year-old male and have been suffering from a skin rash. I have been applying ice to soothe my rash, which returns after a few minutes. What could be the reason for my skin rash? Kindly help.   Read Full »

Dr. Sandhya Narayanan Kutty

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. Skin rashes could be due to multiple reasons, including urticaria, wherein there is a hypersensitivity reaction of the skin to external factors, including sun exposure, underlying medical conditions, medications, and changes in body tempera...  Read Full »

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