Hi, my name is molly. this tutorial covers how to treat hives. Hives are welts or wheals raised red bumps on the skin. And theyre itchy. Yes, that does look like hives. The medical term for hives is urticaria. That’s spelt URTICARIA. Urticaria. Which is Latin for the sting of a nettle. Just in case you needed to know. But most people call them hives.
In most cases, hives are harmless but may sometimes be a symptom of something more serious. So if youve had any changes in your skin, its always advisable to see your . In severe cases hives can obstruct breathing, which is a medical emergency. However, in most cases they are a harmless but bothersome condition. The hives appear and disappear quickly, usually within a few hours. And they itch a lot. Fortunately they leave no mark on the skin.
Unless you scratch at them. so dont scratch. So how do you treat them? In most cases the standard treatment is with antihistamines. Now, there are various types of antihistamines, some of which make you drowsy. These are the ones you want to take at night. The new non sedating antihistamines may be taken during the day. You may also need to take more than one type of antihistamine to provide relief.
Or take several in combination. there isnt one best antihistamine that works for everyone. Antihistamines can be purchased over the counter, although stronger ones need a prescription. For them to work, they need to be taken daily as their action is to prevent hives. Antihistamines don’t cure hives, by the way, they only ease the symptoms. Use only the minimum dose to control your hives. Just enough for relief.
Applying a frozen washcloth to the affected area may provide relief. But taking aspirin won’t. As aspirin may worsen the hives. Home remedies for hives include nettle tea, Vitamin D and E, and aloe vera. To read more about how to treat hives, types of antihistamines and home remedies for hives, just click the blue link just below this tutorial. Thanks for watching. And good luck with your treatment. I wish you health, beautiful clear skin and.
DermTV Itchy Bumpy Red Skin Chicken Skin Or Keratosis Pilaris DermTV Epi 161
hello, im neal schultz pause and welcome to DermTV. If I told you that Im going to help you understand and treat your keratosis pilaris, youd say, Whats he talking about? But if I told you thats a fancy medical term for chicken skin, which is that rough, itchy.
Skin that occurs on the top and outer parts of some peoples arms and also on the front of their thighs, then it might ring a bell. Its particularly common in teenagers and young adults, and it itches but, more importantly, it looks really funny, because you have all these little white studded bumps on your skin with pink skin in between. Its not dangerous but It certainly looks funny and doesnt feel good. This is another situation.
Where exfoliants to the rescue, because these hard little bumps represent overgrowths of dead cells on the top of the hair follicle. All you have to do is literally dissolve them away with a chemical exfoliant, whichever one you use for your face, you can use on your arms wherever you have your chicken skin, and use it twice a day, and it will result over a period of three or four weeks of a thinning and flattening of those bumps. The.