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Itchy bumps on skin, look like mosquito bites, no rash or hives. Causes and cure?

Hi i have these bumps that itch they look like mosquito bites. Ive checked seen no bed bugs and they are not hives . I have no rash , but i got a few the othet day, then seems over night i get . But today i got more during the day and i was at home. I have two kids none of them have the bumps, and my husband that sleeps to me dose not have them either. I have not eaten or worn anything differently please help.
Asked On : Tue, 12 Feb 2013
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Your symptoms are suggestive of Acute Urticaria. This is usually caused by either intake of a new prescription drug like penicillin or an OTC drug like aspirin, systemic infection (either bacterial or viral), food additives, seafood or intestinal worms. Stress is also a major cause of an outbreak.

Many times it is not possible to find out the cause, however since most episodes of acute urticaria are self limited within 4-6 weeks of onset of symptoms, it is not imperative to do so. I would recommend taking Tablet Claritin 10 mg once or twice a day for 2 weeks + calamine lotion over the affected areas whenever symptoms occur and seeing whether they recur on stopping the medicine after 2 weeks. If they do then restart treatment for another four weeks and then stop and see. If they still recur then you will require some blood tests and will need to see a doctor in person.

Please note that if you have any lip swelling or difficulty in breathing you should see doctor right away.

Hope this information is useful, please feel free to ask if you have any queries.
Please feel free to ask if you have any queries.
Answered: Tue, 12 Feb 2013
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