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Posted by: ATUL | 07/03/2020

Chronic Urtecaria

I have been experiencing skin hives for last 6 months . Taking anti allergic medicine for last few months . Get flare up in the afternoon after lunch though I am not allergic to any food. Got allergy test done , I am allergic to Polen , mold , dustmites . Earlier I used to have frequent cold , sore throat and asthmatic symptoms but now it has changed to urtecaria only. Ige level is above 700 . Please advise .


Posted 03/04/2020

Chronic Urticaria (Hives)  can persist for many months and years. It is usually not caused by an underlying allergy. Your Total IgE of 700ku/l and positive tests for pollen, mould and use dust mites would trigger rhinitis, asthma and eczema, but are unlikely to be a trigger for the urticaria. The urticaria may be triggered by an underlying auto-immune trigger such as thyroid disease, low grade infection or lupus. Regular antihistamines are the mainstay of urticaria control.
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