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Permanent treatment for hives - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   i am suffereing from hives
Doctor :   k
User :   any permanent treatment?
Doctor :   sure i will tell u
User :   ya
Doctor :   since when u have this problem
User :   4-5 months
Doctor :   what triggered these hives
Doctor :   r u on any medication?
Doctor :   r u there
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice.
Doctor :   first we need to know the cause of the hives
Doctor :   before we start treating it
Doctor :   r u there
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice.
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, and say when done.
User :   i am taking levosiz quater tablet daily
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   for hives isit
User :   ya
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   we need to knw the cause of the hives first
User :   any problem of takin this tablet?
Doctor :   i need to ask few questions
User :   even i dont know doctor
User :   ask me doctor
Doctor :   do u have history of allergy/asthma?
User :   when i was at the age of 12 or 13 i had allergy to stuffed rice(avlakki)
Doctor :   ok
User :   any permanent treatment is there doctor?
Doctor :   any cough?
User :   nothing
Doctor :   first and foremost thing is to avoid the thing which
Doctor :   cause the allergy
User :   rashes on skin..
Doctor :   like in ur case stuffed rice
User :   but now i am not able to find the cause of for puffed rice dont have allergy
User :   any home remedy?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   avoid allergens
Doctor :   that will help u alot
User :   which allergen how to find it?
Doctor :   which causes allergy
Doctor :   Hives are very common. They usually go away on their own, but if you have a serious case, you might need medicine
User :   i am taking 1/4th tablet of levosiz(5mg) there any problem?
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   thats fine
Doctor :   that should be fine
User :   ok then thanks a lot doctor for ther any permanent solution?
Doctor :   its given for uritcaria
Doctor :   or skin rash
Doctor :   its cetrizine
User :   urticaria and hives are same no?
Doctor :   ya
User :   but its not permanent solution no?
User :   u r allopathic or ayurvedic?
Doctor :   allopathic
Doctor :   its there
User :   then pls tel me
Doctor :   but we cant say
Doctor :   when u will get allergic reaction
User :   y?
Doctor :   ok i will give u brief insight
Doctor :   of various treatment
User :   ok
Doctor :   Hives are produced by histamine and other compounds released from cells called mast cells, which are a normal part of skin. Histamine causes fluid to leak from the local blood vessels, leading to swelling in the skin.
Doctor :   r u there
Doctor :   in majority of cases are not allergic, and no specific cause for them is ever found
Doctor :   patients may find it frustrating not to know what has caused their hives, maneuvers like changing diet, soap, detergent, and makeup are usually not helpful in preventing hives and for the most part are not necessary.
Doctor :   hives can also be due to hereditary
Doctor :   The goal of treating most cases of ordinary urticaria is to relieve symptoms while the condition goes away by itself.
Doctor :   since ur already taking cetrizine
Doctor :   continue with that
Doctor :   that should make u fine
User :   actaully once my mother had once nmonia..
Doctor :   cetrizine is antihistaminic
Doctor :   i didnt get u
User :   means my mother had breathing problem was a fever with breathing problem.she was taking levosiz for some at that time
Doctor :   nmonia?
User :   ya
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   may be she was precribed a antiobiotic
User :   this may he heriditary?
Doctor :   doctor would have precribsed
Doctor :   cetrizine as cover
Doctor :   to avoid any reaction
Doctor :   it can be
User :   ya doctor had she is free from taking tabs
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   would u like to see a dermatologist for ur problem
Doctor :   we can get an appointment fixed for u, if u wish so
User :   im worried whether there is any problem in future
Doctor :   dont worry
Doctor :   stop worry, u should be fine with cetrizine ur taking
Doctor :   see a doctor again if dont get better
User :   ya i am fine with Levosiz,but i need to take it evry day,after 24 hours its power gets reduced
Doctor :   yep
Doctor :   dont take cetrizine for long time
Doctor :   u need tofollow up after certain time
Doctor :   till the time he prescribes
User :   means?
Doctor :   revisit him
Doctor :   see if doctor has given that drug for 5 days u take it
Doctor :   if u dont get better
Doctor :   u need to see him again
User :   which drug?
Doctor :   whatever drug u take
Doctor :   dont take it forever,unless it is for diabetes or HTN or epilepsy
User :   im asking taking 1/4th tab daily will create a problem?
Doctor :   till the time doctor says to stop
Doctor :   thats fine
Doctor :   no problem
Doctor :   only if u have allergy u take
Doctor :   if not dont take
User :   doctor has told me to take continously..
Doctor :   consult a doctor
Doctor :   ifu want any medicine
User :   ok i understood
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   dont self medicate
User :   tel me.
Doctor :   then no probs
Doctor :   self medication is very dangerous
Doctor :   even simple aspirin will cause kidney
Doctor :   failure
Doctor :   if taken on prolong period of time
Doctor :   so be careful what u take
Doctor :   ok
User :   its not self medication..its told by doctor a\only
Doctor :   so anything else u want to ask
Doctor :   thats fine in ur case
User :   is there any home remedy u knw to reduce other than tabs which contains antihistamine?
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   discard old rugs
Doctor :   pillows
User :   ok then?
Doctor :   stuffed animals which provide
Doctor :   breeding ground for molds and dust mite
Doctor :   wear face mask when cleaning the house
User :   im asking for intake?
Doctor :   medicine isit?
Doctor :   ok food rich in vitamin c
User : things to purify the blood and detoxify?
Doctor :   can improve ur allergy condition
Doctor :   like citrus fruits
Doctor :   lemon
Doctor :   orange
Doctor :   tomato
Doctor :   got it?
User :   ya got it..ok thanks doctor...ur name?
Doctor :   Dr.Anand
User :   from bangalore?
Doctor :   did i clear all ur doubts
Doctor :   Eat whole foods, and prepare your meals at home using fresh, natural products. Concentrate your diet on a large variety of items, avoiding heavy consumption of saturates primarily found in red meats
Doctor :   Avoid smoking if u do so
User :   ya sure
Doctor :   yoga can make u better
Doctor :   join yoga plz u have time
User :   any perticluar yoga?
Doctor :   atleast on weekends
User :   ok il try to join..since i m working i dont get time
Doctor :   breathing technique and various postures which cleanse the toxins
Doctor :   u got have some time for urself
Doctor :   ur life
Doctor :   try making atleast 4 hours in week for urself
Doctor :   for yoga
User :   ok thanks for ur suggestions
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   have XXXXXXXX day
User :   same to u
User :   bye
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