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How can I treat urticaria?

How can I treat urticaria?

Antihistamines: Antihistamines are the primary treatment for hives. Long acting ones like zyrtec or Allegra (fexofenadine) are often effective and easier to take than short acting ones like benedryl. If the hives are persistent or recurrent, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Hives (Definition)

An outbreak of red bumps or wheals that appear quickly after exposure to certain allergens (foods, medications, other substances). They can vary in size, are itchy, can burn, and can last for up to ...Read more


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How can I treat dermographia?

How can I treat dermographia?

Dermagraphic so what: Dermagraphia, write on the skin, is a benign, annoying condition where cells in the skin, mast cells readily release histamine causing localized redness, swelling, and itch. These are usually longitudinal due to scratching or rubbing the skin. It can be associated with hives but not always. It can be transient or long lasting. Etiology is usually not identified. Antihistamines can lessen symptom. ...Read more

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How can I manage urticaria?

How can I manage urticaria?

Antihistamines: The primary way to manage hives (urticaria) is with over the counter antihistamines (cetirizine) or prescription antihistamines (hydroxyzine). If your hives have been present for more than 3-4 weeks, i would recommend seeing your physician asap. ...Read more

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How can I treat eczema?

How can I treat eczema?

Moisturizers: Moisturizers are the mainstay of ezcema treatment. For stubborn spots doctors often prescribe steroid creams. If eczema is caused or aggravated by allergy, then removal of the offending agent is important too. For more moderate eczema, we recommend soaking in water till the child wrinkles, then pat dry and immediately apply a moisturizer. This can be done several times daily or weekly. ...Read more

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How can I treat asthma?

How can I treat asthma?

Asthma: See an asthma specialist to get a regimen specifically designed for you. Every asthmatic is a different individual with individual medication needs. ...Read more

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How can I treat Skin allergies?

How can I treat Skin allergies?

You need to see your: doctor for treatment if you are pregnant, as many drugs can't be taken while pregnant. If not pregnant, you have more choices. Many skin allergies occur due to contact, environmental or dietary reasons. So the cause has to be found first, and then eliminated or put on hold until your skin clears up first. Work with your doctor on this. Once that's done, it's easy! ...Read more

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How can I treat alopecia?

How can I treat alopecia?

Several options: Medical treatment is available from your physician. It's pricey but somewhat effective. Surgery requires a specialist. Or you can embrace your genetics and masculinity and decide you like it. 95% of good looks for a man is physical fitness. This is totally under your control, no matter where you do and don't have hair. ...Read more

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How can I treat melasma?

How can I treat melasma?

Bleaching agents: Avoidance of sun is utmost importance and sunscreen as the sun worsens melasma. Bleaching creams, retin-a, combinations of them, chemical peels and laser are all possible treatment. ...Read more

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How can I treat croup?

How can I treat croup?

See your doctor: A single dose of steroids often helps the child clear this sooner. Seeing your doctor insures the proper diagnosis and will get you the prescription that you need. Watch http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=bf5sxehpgck to learn more about croup. ...Read more

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How can I treat a heat rash?

How can I treat a heat rash?

Cool and dry: Try any of the various powders like gold bond or cornstarch to keep everything cool and dry. ...Read more

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What can I take to treat eczema?

What can I take to treat eczema?

Various treatments: Treatment of eczema occurs at many levels. If you know what you are allergic or sensitive, foremost is prevention of the eczema by avoidance of the triggers. If has flare-up. Can use topical steroids, or in very severe flare-ups, oral steroids. Oral antihistamines for itching (like benadryl). Most important is daily skin care. Use moisturizing body wash, liberally apply moisturizers, use sunscreen. ...Read more

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How can I treat lichenification (eczema)?

How can I treat lichenification (eczema)?

Good Skin Hygiene: Quick daily showers (10-15min) in lukewarm water while avoiding harsh and drying cleansers. Pat away excess water and immediately apply fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream. Use at least twice a day. For eczema flares, apply prescription strength corticosteroid ointments to problem areas twice a day until clear. Wet wraps at night with Aquaphor and chlorine baths if more severe. See Allergist ...Read more

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What can I do to treat my hives quickly?

What can I do to treat my hives quickly?

Hives: Antihistamines such as otc Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may help. Topicals are typically ineffective. Treat hives by looking for the possible underlying cause. See an allergist if your pcp can't provide answers. ...Read more

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How can I treat my allergies?

How can I treat my allergies?

Nasal sprays not OTC: For seasonal allergies, the most effective options are the steroid or antihistamine nasal sprays, available by prescription. Not only do they work the best, but they are technically local therapy as negligible amounts enter the bloodstream. The OTC nasal sprays can cause rebound symptoms, which the prescription versions do not. ...Read more

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How can I treat cataplexy?

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How can I treat cataplexy?

Cataplexy: Medications such as Xyrem & Antdepressants.

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How can I treat hemorroides?

Hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are best treated with stool softeners, sitz baths and increasing fiber in the diet. If these do not work, then see your primary care physician. ...Read more

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How can I treat oligoasthenospermia?

How can I treat oligoasthenospermia?

None, so far...: There has been no effective way to improve low sperm count and low sperm motility although chrionic gonadotropin has been tried. Among the causes for oligoasthenospermia, varicocele has been implicated and its correction with procedures has been known to improve these tow parameters of semen analysis as well as to improve pregnancy rate. More on infertility? Seek comprehensive evaluation... ...Read more

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How can I treat pruritus ani?

How can I treat pruritus ani?

Pruritis Ani dx & tx: Pruritis ani is an annoying itching, sometimes with burning, soreness, worse at night, in 1-5% of people (4x likelier in males). Treatment depends on causes: infection (fungal, parasitic, bacterial, std), local irritants (moisture, soaps, diet, drugs), dermatitis (psoriatic, atopic, seborrheic), cancer, hemorrhoids, fissures, fistulae, rectal prolapse, fecal contamination (diarrhea, incontinence). ...Read more