What is Urticaria?
Urticaria, commonly known as hives, It is characterized by papules and plaques with edema, itching, flushing and swelling findings. The borders of the lesions are prominent and their color is pink-red.
How many days do urticaria pass?
The effect may be delayed after 24 hours, but the lesion may be seen again. Urticaria in 24 hours; itch, redden, swells, disappears. If urticaria is accompanied by angioedema, the lower part of the dermis and subcutis are involved. Therefore, treatment is recommended.
Who is effected by urticaria?
Urticaria is usually observed in children and young adults, while chronic urticaria is common in adults and especially in women.
Why is urticaria seen?
Banana, strawberry, kiwi fruit, nuts, soy, seafood, spices, dairy products, tea, chocolate, benzoic acids, azo dyes cause urticaria. Coloring agents, antioxidants, drugs, hormones and enzymes can also cause urticaria. In chronic medication, urticaria can also be seen. Aspirin, penicillin, codeine-morphine, birth control pills, ACE inhibitors, painkiller – anti-inflammatory drugs (indomethacin), anti-depressants, anti-epileptics, radio contrast agents can make urticaria.
How is urticaria treatment done?
Depending on the severity of the urticaria lesion in the body, the types of urticaria treatment may also vary. The treatment process also varies according to the severity of the lesion.
In mild urticaria, antihistamine tablets are given orally once a day. If control is not achieved within two days, the dose is doubled. If control is not achieved within 2 days, the urticaria may become dangerous, so sedative antihistamine tablets are added.
In moderate urticaria, morning and evening antihistaminic ampoule injections, antihistaminic tablets and corticosteroid ampoules are applied.
In chronic urticaria, non-sedative and sedative antihistaminic and short-term corticosteroid administration is sufficient.
What do our Dermatology Doctors Eda Tiftikçi and Tuğba Türe say for the treatment of urticaria?
Do not rely on the information on the Internet, such as treatment and how to do without face-to-face examination. For this reason, you can contact our dermatology doctors Eda Tiftikçi and Tuğba Türe. Your doctor will ask you many questions to try to find the cause of hives or angioedema. You’ll also get a checkup. Lotus dermatology doctors may give you skin tests to find out if you’re allergic to something. You may get blood tests, too.
What is the cost of urticaria treatment?
The question of whether urticaria treatment costs, the cost of urticaria treatment, and whether urticaria treatment is needed; You will find answers by our dermatologist doctors Eda Tiftikçi and Tuğba Türe after the examination.