Urticaria Treatment in delhi
Urticaria Treatment Overview: Treatment, Procedure, Causes, Types and cost
URTICARIA also known as HIVES is a skin condition characterized by red raised itchy swollen areas which can involve any areas of body. The lesions arise suddenly, usually last for 2-3 days and may continue to recur for indefinite periods. Involvement of the lips, cheeks and eye area can cause transient swelling known as Angioedema.
Certain food items can cause urticaria in predisposed patients. Common foods include nuts, chocolate, fish, eggs, tomatoes etc.
Medications such as pain killers, antibiotics, antiepileptics can cause allergic reactions in some patients.
Specific environmental or physical stimuli such as heat, cold, pressure, vibration and friction can trigger urticaria.
Infections: Some viral and bacterial infections such as common cold, sore throat, stomach infections can also cause urticarial symptoms.
Others: Thyroid disorders and other autoimmune disorders.
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Types of Urticaria
Dermographism: It is the most common type of physical urticaria. It appears as a linear wheal with redness and swelling when the skin is stroked or scratched.
Pressure Urticaria: It appears as red itchy swollen areas which arise after sustained pressure has been applied to the skin e.g. after sitting on hard chair, under shoulder straps and belts and under watches.
Cold Urticaria: Urticaria can occur after exposure to changes in ambient temperature and direct contact with cold objects such as cold water and cold air.
Solar Urticaria: It occurs as itching, redness and wheals that develops within minutes after exposure to sun or artificial light sources.
Cholinergic Urticaria: This develops after an increase in core body temperature such as during a warm bath, prolonged exercise or episodes of fever.
Aquagenic Urticaria: Contact of the skin with water of any temperature may result in itching or urticaria in some patients.
At CLINIC SKIN ESSENCE, the evaluation of patients with urticaria begins with a comprehensive history with special emphasis on causes and physical examination. Routine screening lab tests are done. Therapy of acute urticaria uses antiallergics as well as topical soothing lotions. Life style modifications such as maintaining food diaries, avoiding unnecessary drugs are suggested. Along with this any underlying problem is treated. Hence if you are suffering from urticarial problem, do visit us at CLINIC SKIN ESSENCE for a prompt solution to your concern.