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How can I know when the urticary will dissappear from my skin?

How can I know when the urticary will dissappear from my skin?

Urticaria: Urticaria is resolved when you don't get any more hives on the skin. Most urticaria disappear within 6 weeks. However some people may have them for months or even years. Causes of urticaria are multiple. Most of the time it is an allergic reaction to a food or medication, sometimes allergic reaction to environment. Some people have autoimmune urticaria caused by a dysfunction of immune system. ...Read more

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My 2 year old has severe papular urticiaria. Nothing helps and he is getting worse. It has been a month. Will predcort help?

My 2 year old has severe papular urticiaria. Nothing helps and he is getting worse. It has been a month. Will predcort help?

Papular irticaria: Attempt to establish underlying cause. Predcort may help the symptoms but not cure the disease. An antihistamine such as Cyproheptadine may help. All the best. ...Read more

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I take montelukast & zyrtec in the morning & 2 180mg allegra (fexofenadine) at night for chronic urticara, can I take dramamine also for motion sickness while flying?

I take montelukast & zyrtec in the morning & 2 180mg allegra (fexofenadine) at night for chronic urticara, can I take dramamine also for motion sickness while flying?

MOTION SICKNESS: THat combination should be safe, monitor for excess sedation. In chronic URTICARIA you should also block H2 receptor i.e. ZANTAC (ranitidine) 300mg. Make sure at some point in time you have been screened for H. pylori ...Read more

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