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Posted by: | 15/12/2018

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My whole body has hives or uticaria

I used benedril and hydrocaryisone cream but no effect Please help me

EXPERT’S REPLY

Posted 20/12/2018

A
Urticaria can be very disabling with raised unsightly hives on the skin and intense itching. Antihistamines in large dosages are the main treatment of choice.  Hydrocortisone cream wont help settle urticaria. Very often one has to use double the usual dosages of antihistamines such as cetirizine, loratadine and fexofenadine to control the urticaria.
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