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What Are The Possible Complications Due To Hives
My right upper arm is red, warm to touch and numb/tingling. Last week i had an episode of hives, could this be a complication, or something else?
Deep hives: Deep hives are also called angioedema. This can cause redness and warmth and if it is extensive enough, then numbness and tingling. See an allergist who may prescribe antihistamines like Allegra 180 mg per day and possibly zantac 150 mg twice a day. Steroids may be needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: It is possible to develop hives to febreeze or any fragranced air freshener. Fragrance is a very common irritant to skin and it is possible to develop an allergy to anything at anytime. If you google "febreeze causing hives" you will find that numerous people have reported this. Discontinue use of febreeze and see your dermatologist if hives persist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many causes: Possible causes: 1. Allergies to pollens, mold, dust, food, drugs and bee stings 2. Infections like hepatitis 3. Autoimmunity 4. Complement deficiency – acquired or hereditary 5. Vaculitis 6. Idiopathic – unknown cause – very common treatment may include antihistamines, steroids, h2 blockers and if very severe, cyclosporine. ...Read more
No: unless you develop angioedema as well, which can be severe to cause shortness of breath or blockage of the airway, hopefully that won't be the case, please visit an allergist to help you with chronic hives you have, check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, good luck ...Read more
Similar treatment: The mechanism of chronic hives can be due to a transient autoimmune response to a recent viral infection. These hives are still treated in a stepwise fashion, beginning with antihistamines (H1 and H2) as a first start. However, if your hives are resistant to therapy, and If is believed you have autoimmune urticaria, you might well respond to Xolair (anti-IgE), recently approved for hives. ...Read more
Hash rash: You ask a straightforward question . The straightforward answer is yes. We can have such reactions to just about anything even emotional upset. ...Read more
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