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Is there a difference between heat hives and hives?

Is there a difference between heat hives and hives?

Yes: Urticaria, "hives" are itchy, raised red bumps that typically move around from one skin site to another and last less than 24hrs in one location (hives can occur daily, but typically come and go). Cholinergic urticaria "heat hives" are hives that occur when the body is overheated by exercise. Raising the body temperature more than 0.7 degrees (hot bath) may be sufficient to trigger "heat" hive. ...Read more

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Hives (Definition)

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


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Is there a connection between heat intolerance and asthma?

Is there a connection between heat intolerance and asthma?

Yes: Heat intolerance (i presume more than usual) relates to abnormal adaptation and isperceived in the lower part of the brain. An unbalanced signal through the autonomic system to the bronchial tubes causes asthma. Both are related to inefficient metabolism in brain. Commest cause is "junk"diet. See my blog "oxygen the spark of life" that you can google. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a heat rash and an allergic reaction?

What is the difference between a heat rash and an allergic reaction?

Caused by heat: Heat rash is caused by heat. It has a variety of presentations, most common being red bumps with small vesicles that are easily ruptured. Contact dermatitis is extremely itchy and is localized to areas that are exposed to the offending agent. It is always red and swollen and sometimes has small vesicles with the affected area. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between sarcoid and cold urticaria?

Is there a connection between sarcoid and cold urticaria?

No: They are caused by totally different mechanisms as far as we can understand since the exact mechanism for either condition is not entirely clear even though we have a lot of information on them. ...Read more

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Is there a correlation between arthritis and urticaria?

Is there a correlation between arthritis and urticaria?

Could be: Urticaria or hives could be caused by an autoimmune process. Arthritis can also be caused by an autoimmune process so therefore there could be a connection or a common denominator between the two diseases. ...Read more

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What is the difference between dermographism and hives?

What is the difference between dermographism and hives?

Both signs of allerg: Dermatographism is the welting up of skin when it is stroked with a dull object such as a fingernail. The welt will be exactly the same pattern as what is "drawn" on the skin. Hives are spontaneous welts, usually circular that occur when someone is exposed (usually by eating) something they are allergic to. They are both seen in allergic people. ...Read more

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What is the difference between rosacea and a rash?

What is the difference between rosacea and a rash?

Pustules: Rosacea is on the face has blood vessels redness and posible pustules, typically there is no scaling or dryness. ...Read more

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Is there any connection between a rash and anxiety?

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Is there any connection between a rash and anxiety?

Rash: Also the opposite applies; rash can make you worried & more anxious especially if you have anxiety disorder to begin with. ...Read more

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What is the difference between hives and a tick bite?

What is the difference between hives and a tick bite?

Hives last < 1 day: Hives & insect bites itch but otherwise are very different. Bites last for days. A hive fades away in hours although it may be replaced by other hives. Tick bites are usually solitary; you'll usually have a lot of hives. Bites are red, raised, hot & hard. There may be two indentations close together where the tick inserted its teeth. Hives are raised, warm with pale centers and red edges. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between histamine and methacholine?

Is there a difference between histamine and methacholine?

Yes different: Histamine a compound that is released by cells in response to injury and in allergic and inflammatory reactions, causing contraction of smooth muscle and dilation of capillaries. Methacholine is a synthetic choline ester that acts as a non-selective muscarinic receptor agonist in the parasympathetic nervous system. both are use to test for airway reactivity in asthma. ...Read more

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What is the difference between pruritus and urticaria?

What is the difference between pruritus and urticaria?

Similar : Pruritus means itching (and not necessarily a rash) while urticaria refers to an itchy rash that is raised, red, round to oval lesions that come and go. The problems that cause itching (pruritus) without a rash can be different than the causes of hives (urticaria). ...Read more

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What is the difference between diaper rash and allergic reaction?

What is the difference between diaper rash and allergic reaction?

Diaper rash: is a generic term, can include allergic reaction (allergic contact dermatitis) to the diaper material, rare, most commonly is a fungal infection to the diaper area due to wetness, after antibiotics usage, etc., your best bet is to keep the area as dry as possible and use protective creams, if the rash persists please see your doctor ...Read more

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Is there any connection between hives and leukemia?

May be!: We see patients with hives very often. Sometimes we can identify an allergen that could be responsible. Very often no agent responsible for the rash could be identified. Conditions related to abnormal nature of our cells such as autoimmune cells or cancer cells can possibly be associated with hives. ...Read more

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Is there a correlation between asthma and eczema?

Is there a correlation between asthma and eczema?

Yes: Both eczema and asthma can occur due to an allergic etiology. So, the 2 conditions can have the same etiology in a given patient. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a rosacea and a lupus rash?

What is the difference between a rosacea and a lupus rash?

Big difference: Rosacea tends to be a reactive process in response to various stimulants that may eventually produce long term skin changes such as rhinophyma that are commonly treated with avoidance and antibiotics whereas lupus is associated with a "butterfly" rash that is a manifestation of an underlying autoimmune disease that are commonly treated with steroids. ...Read more

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What is the difference between heat rash and sun poisoning rash?

What is the difference between heat rash and sun poisoning rash?

Heat rash: Heat rash occurs in the folds of the skin such as waist, underarms, etc. Sun poisoning or sensitivity is just that, more related to direct contact with sunshine. ...Read more

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What is the difference between acne and an allergic reaction?

What is the difference between acne and an allergic reaction?

Many: An allergic reaction is due to an immunoglobulin called ige and involves histamine and other mediators or chemicals produced in the body. Acne is a an inflammatory process involving the sebaceous follicles and androgen, a hormone. Acne can also manifest in noninflammatory forms but does not involve the chemicals of an allergic reaction or ige which is the lynchpin of an allergic reaction. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between rosacea and eczema?

Is there a connection between rosacea and eczema?

No: Rosacea can occur along with scaling on the face in the form of seborrheic dermatitis. Classical eczema occurs on the neck, extremities. This combination of rosacea amd seborrheic dermatitis may require treating both conditions with oral doycyline and a weak topical steroid. ...Read more

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