Chronic Hives, sometimes referred to as chronic urticaria is a more resilient form of hives. Hives usually develop as a result of an allergic reaction to a food or other stimulus and the outbreak typically last less then six weeks. Chronic hives on the other hand can last much longer then six weeks and are typically not caused by an allergic reaction. The two most prevalent reason for an outbreak are an autoimmune cause or a viral infection, though other factors such as weather, or a heavy sun exposure can also be found as triggers. it is important that if you feel that you are experiencing an outbreak that you speak with your Doctor or a medical professional.
Medicinal and Homeopathic treatments:
Hives patients can typically treat their symptoms with either an antihistamine or other over the counter medication. there are also some natural homeopathic options available as alternatives to taking medication. Finally you can also try to pin point the reason for the outbreak, which in many cases can be food related and try to avoid the triggers. Regardless of whether one chooses to treat their outbreak with homeopathic or medicinal options it is still recommended to visit a Doctor to confirm that the suspected outbreak is in fact hives.
Chronic urticaria suffers have less options. their hives outbreak can still be controlled by medicinal and homeopathic treatments, though these options do not always work. there is also and underlining medical condition which has brought chronic hives to the surface and it is critical for a trained medical professional to diagnose and provide remedies.