Hives have almost gone

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I have had hives (CIU) for almost 4 years. I think initially brought on by stress. I have been on steroids, fenofexadine and now Xolair for the past 2 years injecting myself every 7 weeks. I have been wanting to get control of this condition forever, so I started an elimination diet after reading about how it had helped others. My injection was due 5 weeks ago and I am still managing without it. I get small itchy bumps in the evening but nothing i cant cope with. I have started introducing new foods and so far so good. Ive eliminated all processed sugar and dairy/wheat though. Ive lost over a stone and feeling really positive. When i first started the diet I had severe hives but over the weeks they have gradually gone. I eat super healthy now and Im sticking with it if it means I can stay off the injections.

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  • Posted

    Hi there

    when you say steriods are you on them daily? My Urticaria came back in January after taking some vitamins and my fexo isnt working so maybe i should try them .

    Im waiting for my referal to come back to hopefully get Xolair but my doctor isnt very helpful and i have to look at ways to help this situation myself .

    Im so glad yours has got so much better


  • Posted

    While its possible that dietary habits can cause spots. They do not usually cause hives.

  • Posted

    are you still off the xolair ?? i heard if you go off and try to go back on it will not help.. i have been on it for 6-7 years.. I wont go on prednisone which would be my only option if they came back.. where do you live that you can give yourself the shot.. I have to go to the hospital

  • Posted

    That’s great! A healthy diet must be followed to complement the medications for hives. Are you resuming the injections?

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