Allergic reaction to Child Urticaria and Treatment

Urticaria commonly known as hives is an inflammatory condition of the skin surface area caused by allergic reaction which is typical manifestation wheal or welt. Angioedema, meanwhile defined as an inflammatory process of the deep area of the skin.

Hives and angioedema form one of the most common medical conditions and it is estimated that in adulthood, up to 25% of the general population has suffered at least one episode during their lifetime.

It is a process of young people and less frequent Children Affected with an overall rate of between 6.7% especially acute forms, being more typical of adult chronic or recurrent forms.

As is known sex afflicting men as well as women alike although early acute forms predominate while in the latter they do chronic or recurrent forms

What is the treatment for hives child?

In cases where the response is not adequate, the dose may be increased or associating other antihistamines.

It is essential to avoid triggers if known, will begin antihistamine treatment, always under medical supervision.

If still no response, must return to reconsider the diagnosis or consider using corticosteroids for a short period of time, and always under medical prescription.

Many pictures of hives are rebellious to the usual treatments and should be used other types of drugs that often require hospitalization.

It is necessary to study the presence of associated respiratory distress, and if it’s important, or not responding to previous treatments, were administered subcutaneous adrenaline. In these cases it is necessary to resort to a health care physician.

What are the factors to consider, not to worsen the allergy ?

There are a number of factors that can aggravate pruritus (itching) or wheals in chronic urticaria, for which you should follow the following recommendations:

Avoid scratching, any friction or pressure (girdles, bras, belts or tight clothing) on the skin.

Avoid situations of stress emotional.

Avoid exercise physical and sudden temperature changes and certain foods and drugs have the ability to release histamine, nonspecifically worsening of hives.

It is better to reduce or avoid his administration and among them include:

Food: canned, smoked, frozen, chocolate, nuts, citrus, strong cheeses, meats, oily fish, seafood, spices, alcoholic and carbonated.

Medications: Aspirin (ASA) and other nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as morphine derivatives codeine and radiographic contrast.

When the response is inadequate, the dose may be increased or associate other antihistamines. It is essential to avoid triggers if known, as a first step, also begin treatment antihistamine, always under medical supervision.

If still no response, you should reconsider the diagnosis or considering the use of systemic steroids for a short period of time, under strict medical prescription. Many pictures of hives are rebels to standard treatments and have used other types of drugs that sometimes require hospitalization.

It is necessary to evaluate the presence of associated respiratory distress, and if it’s important, or not responding to previous treatments, subcutaneous epinephrine is administered, is necessary in these cases the actions of the doctor in a health center.

Factors to be taken into account, so as not to aggravate allergy:

There are a number of factors that can aggravate, pruritus (itching) or wheals in chronic urticaria, for which we should follow the following recommendations:

Avoid scratching, any friction or pressure (girdles, bras, belts or tight clothing) on the skin.

Avoid situations of stress emotional.

Avoid exercise and physical changes in temperature, some foods and drugs have the ability to release histamine, aggravating the hives.

It is advisable to reduce or avoid his administration and among them include:

Food: Canned, smoked, frozen, chocolate, nuts, citrus, strong cheeses, meats, oily fish, seafood, spices, alcoholic and carbonated.

Medications: Aspirin (ASA) and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as codeine morphine derivatives and radiographic contrast.