I have been suffering from hives for about six months now. It all started about the time I stopped breast feeding and started a new birth control pill. They are worst around the time I have my period or when i have sex. When I climax I break out so bad I am afraid I will have to go the hospital again. I have went to the doctor so many times that it isn't even funny. I have found out that I have reactions to Aleave, asprin, latex and shrimp. Can somebody help
For allergic reactions, the best way to avoid this is to avoid the triggers. Stress, hormones and even change in temperatures may sometimes cause a flare. Take oral antihistamines and see if the condition improves. Avoiding any known triggers, spicy food and exposure to extreme heat and dust may also be able to help.
Yes, that is a good point. Some of these triggers may not be readily controlled. It's either because they are unknown or they can not be avoided. However, all known triggers such as certain medications and food should be avoided as much as possible.
One thing to consider here is exercise induced allergies. This type of allergies may actually occur after certain exercises. The cause is unknown. Just as certain allergies occur during menses or in the presence of increased temperature, exercises may trigger this form of allergy. You may need to have this assessed by an allergologist or clinical immunologist if your symptoms do persist. In exercise induced allergies, certain food or medications taken within 24 hours may actually cause allergic reactions when the person engages in particular exercises.
With regards to antihistamines, these may be taken prior to exposure to known allergens. Second generation antihistamines are nonsedating. However, it is best to have this assessed by a specialist so you will be guided accordingly.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.