Urticarial Rash

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  • ayda

    Has anyone followed Joe Cross

    I have an identical twin sister and we both have chronic/delayed pressure urticarial. I have had various medications for this and most have not worked. I am currently on Prednisolone (steroids). Told this cannot be for long term use. Worried about being back to square one, once im told that this...

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  • Hillfooter

    Urticaria

    I was recently given the flu and pneumococcal vaccines at the same time as I get a three monthly hormone injections for prostrate cancer. Within two days I developed an itchy rash which has now gone over my whole body. My GP has labelled it as Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria. Could having the three injections...

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  • Little Flower

    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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  • ayda

    Has anyone followed Joe Cross

    I have an identical twin sister and we both have chronic/delayed pressure urticarial. I have had various medications for this and most have not worked. I am currently on Prednisolone (steroids). Told this cannot be for long term use. Worried about being back to square one, once im told that this...

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  • Guest

    urticaria / angioedema

    I have been told that i have urticaria and angioedema, 4 weeks ago. i have been put on antihistamines, and had a seroid injection, which helped for two days, but now it seems worse that ever! this mouring is my worse very bad!! will need to see docter again as i will be going to my brothers wedding...

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  • Guest

    Hives

    I too, have been suffering with this dreadful disease for nearly 5 years now. It took the doctors nearly a year to decide to send me to a specialist, who diagosed me within 5 minutes. Although I try to keep it under control now with Telfast a ciclosporin, I still have to turn to steriods every now...

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  • JMR

    Just been diagnosed

    Hello. I have just been diagnosed with acute or physical urticaria by my doctor. I started with a rash on my hands and neck, which has now, after 10 days, spread to my forearms and neck (front and back). He says because the affected areas are those that are mostly exposed, face, neck, forearms, that...

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  • Hillfooter

    Urticaria

    I was recently given the flu and pneumococcal vaccines at the same time as I get a three monthly hormone injections for prostrate cancer. Within two days I developed an itchy rash which has now gone over my whole body. My GP has labelled it as Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria. Could having the three injections...

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    chronic idiopathic urticaria

    Hi I've had dermagraphism since i was a child, which is where you can write on your skin, then when i was a teenager i started to get raised rashes on my skin which would disappear after 10 mins but these would occour alot during the day, i asked doctors what it was, the reply i got was sensitive...

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  • peterB

    Urticaria and Porridge

    Being 60 years old and suffering from Hypothyroidism and Diabetes Mellitus for the last 10 years, there has progressively been an element of Urticaria in my symptoms. Recently the Urticaria seemed to flare beyond the ability of my antihistamine (Citirizine) to cope, so after trying different antihistamines...

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  • Guest

    chronic uticaria and angiodema

    Hello all, I'm new to this site. My story: as of August 12/10 when I first had a morning of hives followed by a night of angiodema in my lip - I have now had many many many bouts of hives and about 5 lip angiodemas. What a nuisance. When it arrives in my lip - I can't go to work. I look deformed....

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  • bEE JAY PEE

    Six months since Chronic Urticaria cleared up.

    Hello Folks I had chronic urticaria for 2 years, until March this year. I downloaded a remedy which was advertised on the internet, cost me £28 I think. Amongst other things ,the writer suggested using Cider Vinegar. I tried it and within 3 days the itch wasnt so bad. Have now been taking my...

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  • winter64

    URTICARIA - ALL DIFFERENT TYPES

    I posted another response to the hydroxyzine question but realised that I missed some thngs. I started off being diagnosed with Chronic Idiopathic urticaria, after biopsy this was confirmed to be actually acute leucocytoclastic vasculitis. Even though I have a diagnosis it still doesnt help with getting...

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    I am rash free now

    I started with the rash suddenly Day after Boxing day after an afternoon nap our first day on holiday. I automatically thought I was allergic to either something we ate at lunch ot the hotel bedding. During the weeks holiday the rash came and went over various parts of my body and I couldn't wait...

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  • Guest

    Hope this gives you hope?

    Hello all, I have been reading the posts below re: Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria. I have suffered with Polymyositis and vaculitis for about 4 years now. (Auto-Immune diseases) I'm under the care of a very good Rheumatologist at King's College in London. I have been diagnosed with C.I.U....

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  • Roxi222

    Urticaria 2 years

    Hey everyone, my heart goes out to all you sufferers of this intolerable condition. Mine started a little over two years ago, and with numerous trips to the doctors, perscriptions for various antihistimines plus a hospital visit lm no further forward. Ive been informed that the next step would be steriods,...

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    Physical urticaria

    Hi everyone,well I have had this condition 16 months now and it's not getting any better.Just wondering if anyone finds alcohol helps the rashes disappear?it is everynight this happens after a few wines so can't give it up it's the only relief I get.Also I found in the summer with sun and...

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  • Guest

    My experience, comments please

    I have suffered from chronic urticaria since I was 17, I am now 50. It come back every few years and ruins my life for as long as it takes to go again. I have never known what it is, or found a solution. It was only in a flash of long overdue brilliance, that I thought of looking on the net and found...

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  • Guest

    just been diagnosed

    hi iv just started a 3 month course of antihistemens and i seem to be getting worse i have an under active thyriod so wonder if its related to that as this is also a autoamune desease and my mother and sister both have autoamune diesese my mother has MS and my sister has colistasis of the liver its abit...

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  • alexander osey

    living with urticaria

    hi my experience started all of 20 years ago and sadly for me it still goes on relentless.i have had many pills, steroids,creams to no avail,for the last few years ive been taken a combination of telfast 180. singulair which for the best part has kept me clear,unfortunately iam starting to notice the...

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  • Guest

    urticaria

    I recently got a rash at the site if a sprained ankle.... went to see my doctor who said it was hust a rash... I was using a cooling pack to releive the swelling on the sprain ... I think this caused my urticaria is this possible.... the rash spread up to my thighs both legs.... my other leg is in...

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  • eddief147

    Ulticaria

    Hi Every1, just thought i give you all some good news, at the moment im free, this is the third day running, on Sunday 21st June 09 i was covered worst i've ever known, then on the Tuesday for some reason unknown to myself nothing YIPPEE!! so keeping fingers crossed and everything else im hoping...

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  • skippy58

    Years' of suffering with Urticaria

    sad I am a 58 year old female. I began getting hives when I was about 12 years old. They were very severe. My entire body was covered on more than one occasion and the hives were huge. That was back in the early 70's and all doctors did was test me for allergies. I was so sensitive that almost...

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