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Do lots of people get symptomatic dermatographism, or is it unusual?

Do lots of people get symptomatic dermatographism, or is it unusual?

No: Dermographism is one of the physical urticarias. The etiology is not really known and treatment is symptomatic-antihistamines to decrease the itch scratch cycle that leads to the hives, and rubbing gently rather than scratching when skin itches. ...Read more

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Symptomatic dermatographism- how did I get this skin problem!?

Symptomatic dermatographism- how did I get this skin problem!?

Nobody knows.: Dermatographism is a form of hives (urticaria). The hives develop in response to rubbing or scratching the skin, which releases histamine, which in turn causes the hives. Why some people get this response to physical rubbing of their skin is not known yet. ...Read more

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Does taking antihistamine (levocetrizen) as medication for symptomatic dermatographism has any effect on breastfed child?

Does taking antihistamine (levocetrizen) as medication for symptomatic dermatographism has any effect on breastfed child?

Yes: Ref: webmd:Small occasional doses of levocetirizine are probably acceptable during breastfeeding. Larger doses or more prolonged use may cause drowsiness and other effects in the infant or decrease the milk supply, hope it helps you ...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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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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What is dermatographism and is it curable?

What is dermatographism and is it curable?

Dermatographia: Is an allergic reaction to scratching. Try antihistamines. If that doesn't work, a dermatologist can prescribe steroid cream or pills. It is treatable, if not curable. It depends how much it bothers you when you opt for any of these treatments. Go see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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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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