People break out in hives which are caused
by an allergic reaction to some food are event. Many times a small
amount of something that you are allergic to can cause an outbreak on
the skin know as hives. When you have an swelling around the face and
throat you should go to the emergency room or get to our doctor
immediately. Eating some strawberries and you break out in hives you
need to stay away from them you are having an allergic reaction.
Strawberries contain a chemical that can cause an reaction on your
skin in the form of hives. Make sure to be careful if you eat peanuts,
tomatoes, various spices they can cause skin hives.
Many people can break out from tight fitting clothing. You should not wear
tight waist bands underwear, if you are susceptible to hives. Most of
the time you will break out right away it is unlikely that what you
ate a day ago is causing the hives if you break out. Hives usually
break out within a half an hour of eating or drinking something you
are allergic too. Hives can last a few days or longer depending on how
allergic you are to the substance.
You should not scratch the area this will only irritate the area. When it
is time to go to bed and you will scratch them wear gloves to bed. You
can lightly wrap the area with an elastic bandage so you can not
scratch the hives. Make a milk compress with cool milk and lay it on
the area of the skin for ten to fifteen minutes. You can also try
putting some ice in a towel and lay it on the area. You can use a
moisturizer on the dry skin this will help relieve some of the itch.
Try taking a bath in warm water and use a mixture of half a box of baking
soda and a cup of oatmeal. You can try a one percent topical cortisone
lotion that is available with out a prescription. You can try oral
Benadryl that is also available as an over the counter product. You
should only take this at night because it may cause drowsiness. If you
are having several hive outbreaks you should consult with your
dermatologist. Hives will get better in a few days so do not scratch
then this will only make them itch more.
These fungal skin conditions can be prevented and treated with the proper
treatment. Try some of these fix it remedies for athletes foot, jock
itch and skin rashes. If your are playing sports skin rashes can be
prevented with good personal hygiene. Fungus grows in moist, wet ,dark
areas like showers and locker rooms especially if they are heavily
used. If you are wearing tight spandex, jock straps it can cause
fungal growth easier to catch. This type of clothing will cause
chaffing which can lead to skin rashes. Fungal infections can be
diagnosed by redness and itching of the effected skin area. You should
shower after any sports activity.
Make sure to dry your groin area ,under arms and the spaces between your
toes. You should wear clean underwear and socks everyday. When you are
in the locker room make sure to wear some kind of sandal and you
should not walk around in bare feet. Do not touch any socks that are
left on the floor the socks could be contaminated with athletes foot.
If your heals are red and you are itching between the toes you
probable are infected this would be a first sign. Itching and
scratching will only make it worse. You can spread the athletes foot
to other parts of your body. You need to dry your feet completely and
apply a topical antifungal agent or power after each shower and put on
dry clean socks. Keep the infected area clean and dry and apply
anti-fungal creams and powders to help control the