Is Eczema Contagious?   You cannot catch eczema from touching the skin of someone with eczema. Eczema is not contagious; it cannot be spread from one child to another. Eczema can make your child’s skin feel hot and itchy. It can be sore and weepy, making it hard to sleep.

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What Causes Hives? Hives are commonly known as itchy rashes appearing in clusters. They are a type of skin allergies which look like a group of mosquito bites. They are common allergic reactions which occur anywhere in the body ranging from nickel to quarter sized lesions. Hives could be treated. However to give appropriate treatment,…

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What Can I Do for Immediate Relief of Itching from Hives? Hives is an allergy causing discomfort to the victim. Itching from hives causes the uneasiness of the victim. Not only that it makes the patient uneasy but is distressful too.   Itching from hives can be source from an allergic reaction to something. When…

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Are Hives Dangerous?   Hives on the outside don’t harm us. They are not damaging inside organs like kidneys, liver or lungs. The only danger is if the tongue swells or the back of the throat swells severely. Since this can cause difficulty in breathing, this is a symptom that needs to be taken seriously.…

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How Is the Body System Affected by Poison Ivy? Urushiol, the oil present in poison ivy, could cause harm to the body. When a person is exposed to it, he may experience allergic reactions. But some people do not react to it right away. It really depends with every individual, and the number of times…

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What Medications Will Be Prescribed To Treat Poison Ivy? Prescription medications are not needed unless the person has a severe allergic reaction. Antihistamines are usually prescribed to relieve the itching and swelling.  For all other poison ivy allergic reactions, you only need topical poison ivy products to treat poison ivy rashes.  We will talk about…

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How are Hives Treated? One of the more common questions that we come across is how are hives treated? The treatment for hives is generally symptomatic. Benadryl is not useful for hives that are already present, but is effective in preventing further reactions. Some of the side effects of Benadryl include drowsiness and lethargy. Frequently,…

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