Doctors for Hives in New Cotton Market, Hubli-Dharwad
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Hives is also referred to as Urticaria and it is basically a kind of an allergic reaction that the body suffers from. Here you would get bumpy and red swollen appearances on the skin that suddenly come out. Along with the eruption of these bumps, you would also experience itching, burning sensation and also in some cases, fever and sneezing.
HOW IS HIVES DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of hives is done by a general physician who would examine your skin and also do a patch test to check for allergic reactions.
HOW IS HIVES TREATED?
Most cases of urticaria don't need treatment, because the symptoms are usually mild and often get better within a few days. Treatment for chronic urticaria involves trying to control the symptoms and avoiding any triggers that make them worse. Antihistamines are available either over the counter or by prescription - are a frequently recommended treatment for hives.
DID YOU KNOW?
Hives may be uncomfortable, but they are usually harmless and disappear on their own. In most cases, the exact cause of hives cannot be identified. To help prevent hives:
• Avoid exposure to substances that cause the allergic reactions.
• Do not wear tight-fitting clothing and do not take hot baths or showers just after having hives. These can cause hives to return.