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Skin rashes, itchiness, raised above skin on feet, neck, chin, comes and goes. Causes for symptoms?

All of sudden, I ve got this kind of skin rashes that come & go, within hours, that are extremely itchy. They raise above the skin & look like scratches. They don t stay long enough for me to see a doctor. It has been going on for one month. I usually get them anywher from my feet to my neck ans chin although I havent got them on my face. I am not taking any new medicine, or eating any new kinds of food, nothing is new from daily living point of view. There is nothing I could do, & it s getting too long & annoying now. Please help!
Asked On : Wed, 3 Oct 2012
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You have a condition called urticaria or hives.
In this condition you get raised red itchy lesions all over the body which come and go.
Inspite of medications it can be recurrent.
There are innumerable causes and its not always possible to pinpoint a cause.
It can be due to food, medication, dust,pollen, animal dander etc.
Its best to treat it at the earliest as it can sometimes cause lip or eye swelling and also swelling inside the throat etc to cause breathing or swallowing difficulties.
The treatment would be tab. Allegra 180 mg once in the morning and tab. Loratidine 10 mg once at night. This should be Taken for atleast 2 weeks. After which it can be slowly tapered off.
Answered: Wed, 3 Oct 2012
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