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How To Treat Dermatographia
PRURITUS/ALLERGY: PRURITUS/DERMATOGRAPHIA can be difficult to evaluate. You must rule out allergens in home and work environment Remember " ALLERGIES DEVELOP OVER TIME AND EXPOSURE" keep a diary to assist you, while you are documenting potential triggers, you should be on a H1 blocker Zyrtec 10mg/ H2 blocker Zantac 300mg/ leukotrine inhibitor Singulair (montelukast) 10mg. FOOD&ENVIRONMENT allergy testing. also H pylori ...Read more
Took cymbalta (duloxetine) for the first time.19 hours after I took 1st does I began to develop a slight cough as well as dermatographia.Could it be from cymbalta (duloxetine)?
It's possible.: It would be helpful to know if you are taking any other meds, changed your soap or detergent, or been exposed to dust, pollen or other possible allergens. Do you have asthma or hayfever? You should report your side effects to the person who prescribed Cymbalta. Although allergic reactions to duloxetine are rare, it's not impossible to develop on to the med. ...Read more
Can dermatographia associated with lupus, I have only malar rash and dermatographia, all other things normal?
Dermatographia: The exact cause of dermatographia is unknown. However, it is more associated with allergies rather than lupus. Symptoms of dermatographia usually go away on their own, and treatment for dermatographia generally isn't necessary. However, if the condition is severe or bothersome, your doctor may recommend antihistamine medications such as diphenhydramine, fexofenadine or cetirizine. ...Read more
30yr old w/ dermatographia that only happens in the evening; loratidine helps, but symptoms worsening. Allergy referral next or derm?
Pretty sure I have dermatographia and it's interfering with life. Any way i can get rid of it or calm it down? May have some other allergy too (hives)
Past 4 weeks feel like not getting enough air in at times, heart palp, low energy, tired alot, dermatographia, full thyroidectomy on 5/31 cause?
Malar rash 8 months ago reducced at morning but not disapper , also i had dermatographia, some red patches come and go on forehead, other things normal?
Skin doctor: Since you currently have only skin sympyoms best person to see you is a dermatologist. Though this is seen in early lupus i wouldn't, worry just yet-some lupus is just confined to the skin. ...Read more
Titrating off of prednisone now on 10mg. Can you feel heart palpitations and dermatographia ? I feel that and have had that in the past
Yes: Palpitations are a symptom reported by a patient. Then we try to figure out if it is increase awareness of normal beating, or really abnormal beating of the heat. Dermatographia is drawing on the skin due to the release of histamine a chemical that cause a "wheal" or raised edge. Both of those comments can be felt!. The Prednisone can aggravate the esophagus making you feel the heart beat. ...Read more
Diag. W/ dermatographia. Wbc:13.4, rdw16.8, mch:26.7, absolute neutr.:9702. Everything else normal. Knuckle pain. Occasion swoll glands. What can itbe?
A doctor said i had eczema however i know I have dermatographia. So he prescribed me triamcinolone acetonide ointment i'm not sure if I should take it?
I had malar rash+fatigue+dermatographia and last CBC test show slight increase in htc, uric acid increased, ANA -ve, no arthritis?
? related ?: Symptoms sound as though they may be unrelated. I suspect concern is lupus, but male sex, ANA negative and increased hematocrit argue against this. Dermographism and uric acid level have minimal predictive value and malar rash should of course spare the nasolabial fold and perhaps demonstrate photosensitivity. Could consider obtaining c3/4 and urinalysis. If negative stop. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
13 wbc(8411 abs neutro) esr 45, dermatographia, hip bursitis, edema in lower legs. test neg for lupus, thyroid, rh arth.sent dr to dr. Feeling hopeles?
I have dermatographia so no allergy skin tests blood tests neg to all usual environ. And foods. Yet have nasal congestion, hives, allergic shiners, reflux, fatigue in response to triggers. Next steps?
Yes: If caught early and the type of histology is favorable it is totally treated with very high success rate. ...Read more
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