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Itching, Burning, hives: What helps help treat hives?

It itches and burns, the skin reddens and forms hives: hives is causing similar symptoms, such as contact with nettles. So the similarities are not exhausted, however, because the shutter of a so-called urticaria are many and varied, and scientifically clarified yet completely. About the disease experts on the occasion of the world-urticaria inform-Tags on 1. October 2019 on the free reader phone.


Tuesday, may 1. October 2019 from 16 to 19 PM 0800 – 2811 811 by choice

The call is out to all German networks free of charge.

According to the German Allergy and Asthmabunds (DAAB) known in Germany, every Fourth of urticaria from my own experience, women are more often affected than men. Holds a urticaria for up to six weeks is considered acute, if it lasts longer, is referred to as chronic. If it occurs without a specific trigger, talk to doctors of spontaneous urticaria. Possible triggers may be, for example, infections, intolerance to medication, or additives in food, or – although rare – an Allergy to Pollen, animal dander, or food. In the rule, the spontaneous urticaria is a unique event and the treatment focuses on controlling the symptoms.

In ten percent of all cases, however, it is a chronic urticaria, the Affected in everyday life, added to strong. The disease relapses are often not predictable, in addition, symptoms such as the constant itching of sleep can cause interference, which in turn leads to loss of efficiency and mental well-being.

To particularly the beginning of the disease, the symptoms of hives fast to treat. The search for the triggers can take up to two years, in some cases, no Trigger can be used to identify. Especially in the case of chronic urticaria detective work in Tracking down the individual Trigger is required.

Symptoms, diagnosis, treatment options, support for Affected – on the occasion of the world-urticaria-Tags in 2019, experts will answer on Tuesday 1. October 2019, all the questions around the hives for a free reader phone, in collaboration with the DAAB.

Phone number: 0800 – 2811 8111

  • Prof. Dr. med. habil. Andrea Bauer; Specialist for skin and venereal diseases, additional designations Allergology, occupational allergies; Senior physician and laboratory Director at the clinic and polyclinic for dermatology, University hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden

Phone number: 0800 – 2811 8112

  • Dr. med. Caroline Man; Assistant physician at the skin clinic of the University medical center, Prüfärztin for clinical trials in the Clinical Research Center, Johannes Gutenberg-University of Mainz

Phone number: 0800 – 2811 8113

  • Priv.-Doz. Dr. Karsten Weller; Specialist for dermatology and venereology, senior physician at the clinic for dermatology, venerology, Allergology, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Phone number: 0800 – 2811 8114

  • Dipl. oec. troph. Sibylle Plank; Nutritionist at Vital clinic, specialist clinic for diseases of the skin, Alzenau, Germany


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