Hives are red, itchy, elevated welts on the skin. It can be triggered by an allergic response to food or any medicine or an insect bite, activated by cold water or pressure or can be a result of an autoimmune disorder or infection.
In this case the immune system breakdowns, misconstrues the body’s own tissues as foreign and attacking them.
When a person suffers from chronic hives, the most efficacious treatment depends on the kind of hives along with your medical condition and history. Hives can vary in shapes, sizes and color as well like red, pink, white or skin colored.
Hives caused by an allergen triggers allergic reaction, also referred to as Cholinergic Urticaria and further releases a chemical known as histamine. If the hives are triggered by raised body temperature it causes a rash, this form is referred to as Chronic hives.
People should see a doctor if:
If the hive continued to remain for more than 6 weeks it is categorized as chronic and you need to consult a specialist. We at Bansal Global Hospital have a team of specialized physicians who focuses on complete and integrated health care examination with a compassionate atmosphere.