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Hi, i want to ask you about white dermatographism.I've been sick since 7 months ago.Is it possible cause by HIV ? Because i was do free sex 5 mnth ago

Hi, i want to ask you about white dermatographism.I've been sick since 7 months ago.Is it possible cause by HIV ? Because i was do free sex 5 mnth ago

HIV: If you think that you may have been exposed to HIV or to any other std the best thing you can do is go and be examined and tested. Better safe than sorry. You do not provide enuf info in your question to really respond with other suggestions, but definitely wish you good fortune. ...Read more

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I believe I have developed dermatographism, I have been taking fexofenadine for around six months now, what causes this and how can I get rid of it?

I believe I have developed dermatographism, I have been taking fexofenadine for around six months now, what causes this and how can I get rid of it?

Dermatographism: This physical urticaria syndrome is common and can be prolonged. For some facts and tips on this, go to my blog at http://www.Familyallergyasthmacare.Com/2013/05/dermographism-i-scratch-therefore-i-hive/. ...Read more

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+ana, postive 320 and anti ribosomal p antibodies. All other labwork is normal. Symptoms are photosenstivity, livedo reticularis, mouth sores.....?

+ana, postive 320 and anti ribosomal p antibodies. All other labwork is normal. Symptoms are photosenstivity, livedo reticularis, mouth sores.....?

See allergist and dermatologist: Your symptoms and clinical picture suggests to different diagnosis as -either simple allergic condition ,or connective tissue disease,lupus erythrommatosus .You should be further investigated as blood test and may be skin biopsy may give clue to diagnosis .Avoid sun exposure ,taking anti allergic medication and steroids may help .Consult the dermatologist ...Read more

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Is dermatographism painful?

Is dermatographism painful?

Dermatographism: In some forms of dermatographism, symptoms appear within a few minutes of stroking the skin with an object, and the rash goes away without treatment within an hour. Other forms of dermatographism, like delayed pressure urticaria, are accompanied by a burning sensation and pain that can last for hours after the pressure was applied. ...Read more

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What is the treament for dermatographism?

What is the treament for dermatographism?

Antihistamines &time: This is a frustrating problem. ..But usually not serious. Daily use of antihistamines is necessary....Sometimes in higher than "usual" dosages...An allergist can help you with this ...And also help you be sure there is no cause....Other than bad luck. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about dermatographism?

Dermatographism: Causes of dermatographism are similar to urticaria, hives, : food allergens, environmental allergens, medications, infections or infestations, systemic illness, stress, hereditary traits, others, and idiopathic meaning we do not know the cause. ...Read more

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What tablets i need to take for dermatographism?

What tablets i need to take for dermatographism?

Avoid triggers: The general treatment for dermatographia is avoidance of triggers as well as regular antihistamines. See if you can figure out what is triggering the hives and then avoid that trigger. Even if you cannot figure out the trigger, hives usually disappear. Claritin is a generic nonsedating antihistamine, try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night. ...Read more

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Anyone know of easier ways to cope with dermatographism?

Anyone know of easier ways to cope with dermatographism?

Dermatographism: Avoid very hot baths, which seem to sensitize the skin. Common antihistamines - avoid those that make you drowsy- can help. Some sufferers sought acupuncture therapy successfully. Anecdotally, small amounts of alcohol ingestion on a daily basis have helped some sufferers. ...Read more

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Dermatographism. What should I do? What should I use in my skin? Should i be worried?

Dermatographism. What should I do? What should I use in my skin? Should i be worried?

No : It is a normal response in 5% of patients. Antihistamines are the treatment. Sometimes women can have thyroid disease associated with it. ...Read more