Chronic idiopathic urticaria.. miserable

precious 22.11.2017 06:14

Hi. I'm new to the forum. I started itching and breaking out in hives about 9 years ago.. strangely when I became pregnant the hives and itching went away but about 6 on the after delivery, they came back. I've been on all types of medicine. I was hospitalized in 2015 and upon discharge (after 21 days and loads of different antibiotics for hospital acquired pneumonia) the hives disappeared once again. They stayed gone for a little over a year. I was again hospitalized this year due to my severe anemia and a few days after discharge, they came back... Seems to be with a vengeance to make my life miserable. I just wish they would go away or the doctor can find a med to keep them under control. Any suggestions.... Anything will help.

sthar 06.07.2018 13:10

Hello. Up until now I never knew that anyone else had this problem. I am 54 and as far as I remember I have had chronic Urticaria since I was about 19. I thought I it was just me that hid from the sun and could never join friends or family for days out. Whenever my partner and I go on holiday I always stay inside in air conditioned loneliness while my partner sunbathes. I can't even sit in the shade of an umbrella because I still get break out in Urticaria. I only found out that other's had the same as me because I read an article on the BBC news website.

sthar 06.07.2018 13:38

How do I leave this forum??

lily 14.11.2018 09:15

hi.. i have had urticaria on and off. earlier it use to go away in few weeks.. this time its been on from april. i have done umpteen allergy test and various doctors. i find that even med do not work.. and the test show as allergy to various food items. nothing left on the list to eat.. the hives are itchy and burning. the funny thing is no doc been able to say what is cause.

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