An eruptive disease (Varicella globularis), allied to the chicken pox.
eruption of itchy red and white wheals on the skin as a result of excessive histamine release within the skin.
skin condition marked by reddened elevated patches that are often itchy; may be caused by infections, trauma, medications, emotional stress, certain foods or food additives
A skin reaction that results in slightly elevated patches that are redder or paler than the surrounding skin and often are accompanied by itching.
Recommendation Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)"High doses of vitamin C, such as mineral ascorbates, can help those with hives by lowering histamine levels..."
Recommendation Tyrosine"One older study reported that L-tyrosine (200mg), vitamin B6
The Condition"...For chronic urticaria, lab work should include CBC, ESR, UA, histamine levels and dental/sinus examinations to rule out hidden pathology..."
are localized swellings of the skin or mucous membranes.
also known as urticaria. This is a skin rash, a symptom that accompanies many allergic disorders. Most individual lesions develop and fade within 24 hours.
Hives are an anaphylatic-type reaction limited to the skin and underlying tissues. This may be triggered by allergens or other agents or their cause maybe unknown. Hives appear as wheals, smooth, slighty rised areas that are redder or paler than the surrounding skin.
an eruption of itchy, red and white raised bumps as a result of histamine released within the skin.
Allergic reaction characterized by bumps or weals on the skin. More properly called Urticaria.
An allergic condition characterized by red, slightly swollen eruptions or itchy lumps on the skin
an itchy skin eruption characterized by weals with pale interiors and well-defined red margins; usually the result of an allergic response to insect bites or food or drugs
(hi-ves) - Raised, red and itchy rashes of different sizes on the the skin, often associated with an allergic reaction. They are also known as urticaria or welts.
vascular eruption of the skin characterized by a sudden general eruption of pale papules, which are associated with severe itching ( Blood Cleanse, Neem)
a skin condition characterized by intensely itching welts and caused by an allergic reaction to internal or external agents, and infection, or a nervous condition
Recommendation Conventional Drug Use"...Other inflammatory white blood cells, including lymphocytes and polymorphonuclear cells, have also been implicated..."
raised, red blotches associated with some allergic reactions
an allergic reaction characterized by itching and burning wheals (welts) on the skin.
Skin eruptions marked by small, raised, reddened areas of varying shapes and sizes with clear margins and pale centers, caused by capillary dilation, which is a result of the release of histamines into the bloodstream. Hives are also called urticaria.
A skin allergy that produces swelling, redness, and itching.
The Condition"...hepatitis B virus, candida albicans, streptococcal bacteria), collagen vascular diseases, autoimmune diseases or other metabolic disorders, cancer, psychological, hypothyroidism, polycythemia vera, protoporphyria (even..."
Allergy symptoms characterized by itchy red bumps and patches on the skin.
a condition in which red, itchy, and swollen areas appear on the skin - usually as an allergic reaction from eating certain foods or taking certain medications.
A skin eruption of smooth, slightly elevated areas on the skin which is redder or paler than the surrounding skin. A common cause of death of children three years and under.
The eruption of red marks on the skin that are usually accompanied by itching. This condition can be caused by an allergy (e.g. to food or drugs), stress, infection or physical agents (e.g. heat or cold). Also known as uticaria.
Itchy welts on the skin.
Relationship to Chronic Thyroiditis"Amongst patients with chronic hives and either treated hypothyroidism or a normally functioning thyroid gland, it is reasonable to test for anti-thyroid antibodies..." Relationship to Autoimmune Tendency"Some forms of chronic hives have an autoimmune origin which means, in about 30% of patients, that the immune system is producing antibodies against normal substances in the body and triggering the release of histamine by mast cells..." Recommendation Thyroid Medications"A study suggests that administration of thyroxine to patients with chronic urticaria associated with elevated thyroid antibodies can result in remission of the hives..."
itchy, raised, swollen areas on the skin or mucous membranes, often a manifestation of an allergic reaction. (syn. urticaria)
the common term for urticaria, an itchy, inflamed rash that results from an allergic reaction
Recommendation Tyrosine"...5mg) and niacinamide (10mg) when given in combination for the treatment of hay fever, hives, allergic headaches and poison oak dermatitis produced significant symptomatic relief when 1-3 tablets were taken four times per day in milder cases and up to 6 tablets 4-6 times per day in more severe cases..."
A raised, itchy area of skin that is usually a sign of an allergic reaction. It can be rounded or flat-topped but is always elevated above the surrounding skin. It reflects circumscribed dermal edema (local swelling of the skin). The hives are usually well circumscribed but may be coalescent and will blanch with pressure. They typically last less than 4 hours but they may stay for days or weeks. Approximately 20% of the population has experienced a bout of hives. See the entire definition of Hives
Elevated patches on skin usually caused by an allergic reaction accompanied by a release of histamine into the body tissues. Patches are redder or paler than the surrounding skin and itch intensely.
a skin condition of smooth, slightly elevated bumps or welts, which are redder or paler white than the surrounding skin and are accompanied by severe itching. Not all hives are allergic in origin.
The Condition"Hives - also called urticaria - are localized, raised red areas in the superficial portion of the skin that may join together to form larger lesions..."
a pink swelling of the skin.
a vascular reaction of the skin marked by the transient appearance of smooth, slightly elevated patches (wheals) which are redder or paler than the surrounding skin and often severely itchy. Also called urticaria.
Eruption of very itchy wheals (lumps) caused by contact with or ingestion of an allergic substance or food. Also urticaria.
Raised red bumps or patches on the surface of the skin that come and go and itch, burn, or sting. They are usually caused by an allergic reaction to drugs, food, or insect bites. Also called urticaria.
Relationship to Chronic Thyroiditis"...In a study of 10 patients with chronic hives, thyroxine ( T4) was administered for a minimum of 12 weeks..."
Recommendation Vitamin B12 (Cobalamine)" Vitamin B12 injections, at least 1000mcg weekly, has been reported to reduce the frequency and severity of urticaria in chronic cases..."
The Condition"...In severe cases, epinephrine, as found in a bee sting kit, may be required..." Recommendation L-Tyrosine"...[Widmann RR, Keye JD Epinephrine precursors an control of allergy..."
Another name for urticaria or 'Nettle Rash.'
Recommendation Hydrotherapy"An alkaline sponge bath may be helpful to reduce the itching..."
Recommendation Hydrochloric Acid (Trial)"...In one study of 77 patients with chronic hives, 24 (31%) were diagnosed as having achlorhydria, and 41 (53%) were shown to be hypochlorhydric..."
Recommendation Bioflavonoids"The flavonoid quercetin inhibits the manufacture and release of histamine and other allergic compounds involved in allergies..."
Recommendation Vitamin Niacinamide"Should be taken in combination with Tyrosine..." Recommendation Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)"Should be taken in combination with Tyrosine..."
Recommendation Hydrochloric Acid (Trial)"Lack of hydrochloric acid (HCl) secretion by the stomach has been linked to chronic hives probably as a result of increasing the likelihood of developing food allergies..."
Recommendation Food Additive Avoidance"Food additives that have been shown to trigger hives include colorants (azo dyes), flavorings (salicylates), artificial sweeteners ( aspartame), preservatives (benzoates, nitrites, sorbic acid), antioxidants (hydroxytoluene, sulfite, gallate), and emulsifiers/stabilizers (polysorbates, vegetable gums)..."