Can aquagenic urticaria occur on scalp?

Yes. This is a rare condition and the scalp would be an usual location. The hives are quite small and resolve within an hour after water is removed. If it doesn't fit this description then it may be something else.

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Is there any cream in south Africa that I can use to treat aquagenic urticaria?

No. Urticaria is best treated with oral antihistamines, you may need to take one at least 30 minutes before contact with water. Creams are of little value in this case. Read more...

What blood work tests would you have to request to check if someone may have aquagenic urticaria?

Non specific. There are no specific blood tests for aquagenic urticaria; however you can rule out other causes for urticaria...Cbc, thyroid functions, lupus panel, hepatitis panel, metabolic panel, complement levels, sed rate, rhuematoid factor. Read more...

I have Aquagenic urticaria. Is there any medicine to control it. Skin is painful n red after contacting with water. But skin dont itch?

It sounds like. you have been in touch with medical specialists to have been given the diagnosis of such a rare condition. Unfortunately, it does not respond to anti-histamines as well as most hive/urticarial conditions. It may develop in reaction to chemical additives in water or weakened mast/immune cells that react to the sensation of water. Water filtration, mast cell stabilizers may help.Need skin specialist. Read more...
Aquagenic urticaria. is a rare form of chronic or recurring hives. We aren't sure what causes it but it seems to in families. Many treatments have been tried but none is reliably helpful. Moisture barriers like Vaseline (or gloves when doing housework) may help. Hygiene is a challenge. Talcum powder can help remove superficial dirt & dust and control body odor. Acetaminophen can help control pain. Read more...
Difficult control. It is very difficult to control this disease and no one has known the actual cause. Some try the regular treatments for urticaria with antihistamines like hydroxyzine, cyproheptadine, and Benadryl (diphenhydramine). Other treatments are more difficult and would need direct care or observations and not enough room here to go into all of the types. See MD-health.com for further information. I hope this helped. Read more...

How can people with aquagenic urticaria live?

Water causing hives. Aquagenic urticaria (hives) is one of the phyusical urticarias. It can often be controlled with antihistamines (an old one called Cyproheptadine - periactin (cyproheptadine hydrochloride) especially). Also if there are angioedema symptoms injectable Epinephrine is advisable. There is no effective desensitization at this time, but sometime the symptoms clear or lessen with time. Read more...

Is aquagenic urticaria hereditary? Who is the first person to have this and when is it? (when he/she have it)

Yes. Hereditary. Aquagenic urticaria (water allergy) is a rare condition, which causes skin breaks out in painful or itchy lesions when it comes in contact with water. It has an hereditary pattern, with location on chromosome 2q21. It is more common in females than males, and more likely to occur during puberty. There is no cure, but there are a number of treatments including antihistamines and topical steroids. Read more...