Friday, July 17, 2015
ANNA TELLS OF: URTICARA ANGIOEDEMA
Urticara angioedema lasts about six weeks and can be caused by foods, medicine., latex, infections, insect bites or internal diease. That is why I highly recommend your seeing your physician to find what the cause is.
The most common foods that cause hives are: chocolate, nuts, fish, tomatoes, eggs, fresh berries, soy wheat and milk. Most often it is fresh foods that cause an allergy than cooked foods.
Drugs most common that can cause hives are: aspirin, painkiller with codine, anti-inflammatory medication or high blood pressure medication.
If it lasts more than six weeks, it most likely is chronic utricaria or physical urticaria. Skin tests and blood tests are needed to determine the cause. Again, you need to see your physician.
What you can do if you have hives or a rash. First, DO NOT SCRATCH. Scratching does not help and can cause to make the situation worse. Also:
Use lukewarm water NOT hot water when washing or bathing
Use gentle, mild soup
Apply cool compresses or wet cloth compresses on the affected area
Try to work and sleep in a cool room
Wear lose - fitting lightweight clothes.
I have a lot of home remedies I could suggest for this. But over the years, I have found that Vitamin B or Vitamin E applied on the rash seems to be what helps the most. You can go to the drug store and buy either Vitamin B or Vitamin E capsules. Break open the capsule and apply the content on the rash or hives.
Again, I am not a doctor. Anything you do that I have on here is at your own risk. I would check with your physician.
Trust God's Wisdom,