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Urticarial Rash

Also known as Hives, Rash - Urticarial

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  • Delayed pressure urticaria

    Can anyone advise me. I have had a 24 hour blood pressure machine fitted today about 3 hours ago, and the machine is causing me to swell and causing hives up the arm the machine is attached to. Do I take it off as I’m gutted after having 3 sessions of xolair injections and having been hive free until...

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  • Recurring urticaria, reaction to Ibuprofen?????

    Hey there I am hoping someone can help me. I have had 4 episodes of hives since Jan. They have progressively gotten a bit worse. I have been to the ER, my PCP and most recently an allergist. They have ruled out autoimmune d/o through testing thank god, no celiac and I cannot pinpoint a trigger to these....

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  • Has anyone else experienced hives after metal implant surgery?

    about a minute ago I began experiencing physical urticaria in March, with a rapid onset after a surgery in which a metal implant was used to correct a broken wrist. After being prescribed to high dosages and mixes of Prednisone, Zantac, Xyzal, Allegra, Singulair, etc. I was approved to start Xolair in...

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  • Physical Urticaria,

    Hi, every year I get Urticaria starts about January ends about may, areas side of the face and backs of hands, pretty itchy flaking skin, tried the usual creams etc, just lately I've started using peppermint essential oil, 2 drops to a teaspoon of carrier oil sweet almond oil, it seems to stop the...

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  • THERE HAS TO BE A CAUSE OF URTICARIA ...

    I absolutely REFUSE to accept a diagnosis of 'Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria' which basically means the medical profession have yet to discover the cause. They NEED to get on with their research. This is a deeply FRUSTRATING, IRRITATING, SCARY, DISTRESSING, PHYSICALLY AND PSYCHOLIGALLY DEPRESSING...

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  • Doxepin to prevent hives break outs

    Hi there everybody --- a few weeks or so ago, someone posted that they take 10 mgs of Doxepin every night and that this has kept their hives at bay.  I can't seem to find that comment -- can you please comment again?  I have a couple more questions to aks.  Thank you so much! ...

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  • Chronic urticaria everyday for nearly two years

    Hi all, Im female, 19 and generally healthy. I started getting hives May 2017 and they have gotten progressively worse since. Without fail, they occur every evening/night or I'll wake up with them covering my chest, arms, thighs, face etc. It has also led to severe swelling in my lips, face and...

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  • Swollen legs, feet and ankles

    I know i have asked about this before... but all of a sudden my feet, ankles and legs are soo swollen.. every day.. they go down at night but the minute my feet hit the floor it starts the swelling.. so yesterday i again tried compression stockings and no swelling until i took them off then it started...

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  • Cold Induced Urticaria Hives

    There's hope I suffers for years head to toe hives itching swelling couldn't get cold.No snow swimming No cold rain and I live in a cold region. No life depression anxiety and embarrassing hives. My PCP found help for me Doxepin 10-20 mg before bed every day from 17-49 has saved me from life...

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  • Cholinergic Urticaria has ruined my life

    Hello. I am a 28 year old male living in the UK with my parents. I weigh 70kg and am 186cm tall. I have been suffering with Cholinergic Urticaria for 9 months. I am in desperate need of help.  Previous to developing this condition, I had no health issues whatsoever.  I have been a competitive...

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  • I have had a rash for almost two weeks now, help!

    On Monday March 19th, I woke up really itchy and noticed I had broken out in hives all over my back in my sleep (in first picture above). I didn’t think much of it, assuming I had eaten something I was allergic to. I rubbed a liquid benedryl cream on it and went on with my day and it seemed to go away...

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  • Cold Sores for People with Chronic Hives

    I have noticed that since I have been battling hives, I get frequent cold sores as well.  Today, I am itching all over my face...not sure if it is hives or the herpes virus spreading.  I just got over a bad cold sore on my lip, now I have one under my nose and my cheeks and chin are also itching. ...

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  • Chronic idiopathic urticaria

    Hi I have found out I have this and been on many antihistamines to try and control it but I am now on fexafenidine and these don't seem to work at all some days when I have a flare up I look like I either have nits or I need a fix of drugs to people who don't no me stare and makes me so upset...

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  • Chronic Urticaria- suffering for 13 months now

    In November 2015, I suddenly began feeling itching on my hands, and my feet. I am based in Abu Dhabi, and had just traveled to Lebanon and stayed in a room that was quite dusty. The itching was on and off for a few days and I didn't think much of it. I then traveled to Australia, again staying in...

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  • Weight gain with antihistamines and xolair shots

    Has anyone gained weight from antihistamines and xolair shots.. I have awful joint pain, hair loss, and a rapid weight gain.. like 7 lbs in two weeks..  But the hives are a lot less but at what cost with all these drugs.. any one out there experience this?? What did you do ??

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  • Run to sooth my hives

    Hello dear friends, I have had this plague for 3y (itchy and swelling and all the nice suit of treats). A 6 month bout of Xolair relieved it but it came back with a vengeance after a couple of months. one consistent pattern though: if I run 10km it goes away for a couple of days and comes back milder....

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  • LDN (Low Dose Naltrexone) does wonders with Chronic Urticaria!

    Hi folks, I'm from Brazil, and I've been reading your stories for a long time, I've got Chronic Urticaria since August/2015 (everyday nonstop). And LDN has done wonders to me, I still sometimes can't believe it worked. Hear my story: My hives would manifest at night, close to bed time,...

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  • My cure for hives after 21 years

    I thought after 21 years, I would NEVER find a cure.  I was diagnosed after taking two Ibuprofen.  It almost killed me, and the lasting effect was hives.  I couldn't do anything or go anywhere without being covered in hives.  I could no longer wear sundresses, shorts or capris...

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  • Chronic Urticaria

    Hi I hoping I might get some information on this condition as my GP knows very little on the subject. I'm a 30 year old mother of 2, I live in Derry, N.Ireland. This is not my first time having chronic urticaria, 7 years ago i had it for 5 months and then it just went away. At the time i was told...

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  • My 14 year old son has had chronic hives since he was 2.

    My 14 year old son has had chronic hives (physical urticaria) since he was about 2 years old. He reacts with hives to cold exposure as described in this article. Luckily we are able to control his daily hives with the use of Zyrtec every day. He still has breakouts with swimming which is beginning...

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  • Will my Cold Hives ever go away?

    Hello everyone, I have this condition chronic cold hives. I’ve had it for about two years now, and I get hives when I’m in cold weather. When the temperature is below 55 degrees F, or when I’m swimming in cold water, my skin breaks out in hives. It really isn’t a major case; however, it does bother...

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  • Hives/Angioedema over 10 weeks HELP. Xolair?

    Hello! I'm an overall very healthy 31 year-old female.  Between the ages of 16-17 I had a bout of chronic hives, and was on prednisone much of that time as no combo of anti-histamines, singulair, zantac, etc. even touched the hives.  After about a year they went away, we thought it may...

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  • Flu and cold hives

    Hey all, I'm 14 y/o and I have the condition called Cold Hives. It came up when I was around 12 and that was when I got the flu. What I find odd is that I didn't have this condition before I got the flu. Also, along with it, my minor case of asthma worsened a little bit. However, I didn't...

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  • Immunity compromised - can't kick a bacterial infection/UTI

    I have been fighting a UTI for almost 2 months now.  I've taken two doses of the antibiotic Macrobid, which is specifically designed to work for UTI.  About 80% of all UTI's in women are from e-coli and mine is for sure.  I am getting concerned because I can't seem to get it...

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  • I'm dealing with a second bout of urticaria in 3 years

    Briefly I had just over 6 weeks of daily urticaria in 2015. I was prescribed prednisolone on a tapered dose which had to be repeated a couple of times. I've no idea what caused it. At the time I kept a diary covering how I felt and what I took. Sometime last year I must have thrown it away! A week...

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  • Vibratory urticaria

    Does anyone here have vibratory urticaria?  My whole life, my skin has gotten crazy itchy and sometimes breaks out in hives, when ever there’s any kind of vibration.  Itchy hands when I push a shopping cart, itchy legs when I run, itchy back/bottom when driving on a bumpy road.  Doctors...

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  • Hives ..... Drink wine!

    I've had hives for over 2 years. Thought I'd cracked it with a gluten free diet but recently they've come back with avengence. Doctors haven't a clue..  In fact my latest diagnosis.... "You're allergic to the atmosphere"!!!!!!!! Marvellous! Antihistamines just don't...

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  • Please help me with my Urticaria

    Hi guys, I have suffered with urticaria for over 6 months now. Like most of you my rash appeared out of no where, after a couple of weeks and no change I took myself off to see my gp who diagnosed me with urticaria (not specifically which type) . My symptoms were a full body rash with each flare up lasting...

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  • Xolair and swollen ankles and legs

    Hi  Has anyone had swollen legs and ankles.. I just started getting them at night and by morning they are gone.. And I watch my salt intake closely so i know that is not it.. Could it be a xolair side effect?? Anyone else?? Thank You ..

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  • morning restlessness

    Hi everybody --- I know that we seem to have touched on most topics but I have been noticing a distinct pattern of morning nerves/restlessness that seems to improve throughout the day.  Wondering if anyone else struggles with this?  I haven't been breaking out now in 3 months since my Xolair...

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