Urticarial Rash is also called Hives in medical terminology and is a skin condition in the form of plaques or bumps on the skin. It can break out in any part of the body. The cause of this condition is usually an allergic reaction to some food articles and the symptoms include itching and some people may experience a stinging sensation or burning. The serious forms of the condition can last a few weeks.
HOW IS URTICARIAL RASH DIAGNOSED?
The dermatologist will examine your welts or areas of swelling if they are still present and take a careful medical history to identify possible causes. In some cases, your doctor may recommend an allergy skin test. If your doctor suspects hereditary angioedema, he or she may order blood tests to check for levels and function of specific blood proteins.
HOW IS URTICARIAL RASH TREATED?
The most common treatments for Urticarial Rash includes using Antihistamines that are known for relieving the symptoms of hives. One would also be given external ointments may also be given. You can try doing a cold compress or taking bath in cold water helps in suppressing the problem to.
DID YOU KNOW?
To avoid and prevent Urticarial Ras, one should wear loose fitting clothes, eat more of vitamin C, etc.