How to treat hives in children

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Urticaria is a very common dermatological disease with a dangerous level that is not serious but clearly affects the patient's life. Most patients with this condition do not know how to treat hives at home, especially how to treat hives in children.

1. What is the nature of urticaria? Urticaria is a symptom of skin inflammation occurring under the influence of histamine, encountered in all ages and especially in children. There are many possible causes of urticaria, such as urticaria due to drug allergies, food allergies or some other allergic diseases... The general mechanism of this condition is due to the activation of the production process. produce histamine.
In addition, the condition of urticaria also occurs due to other causes such as emotional stress, the body's reaction to sunlight, infection or abnormal environmental temperature. The common manifestation of urticaria is a rash, itchy rash with swelling, red on the surface of the skin. If left untreated, hives can fade over time and disappear completely after a few days. However, cases of urticaria that cause discomfort, itching or pain can apply some home remedies to shorten the healing process.
Urticaria can affect many parts of the body, including the lips, face, throat, tongue, or ears. Some people confuse urticaria with angioedema because the two share some of the same signs and symptoms. However, angioedema occurs under the skin while urticaria occurs on the surface, and the most common sites for angioedema include the skin around the eyes, hands, feet, or genitals. Angioedema can last longer than urticaria, but with the right treatment, it disappears quickly within 24 hours. Another difference between angioedema and urticaria is the severity, and some people experience angioedema of the tongue, throat, or lungs that can lead to breathing difficulties, which can be life-threatening if not treated by a medical professional. timely intervention.
Although urticaria can clear up on its own with time, some cases of persistent hives will turn into a chronic disease and affect some internal organs such as the lungs and digestive tract. Then some more serious symptoms can appear, especially in children. Therefore, applying the right and timely treatment of urticaria plays a very important role.
In the principles of urticaria treatment, the first thing is to eliminate factors that can cause irritation to the body. At the same time, the correct use of the doctor's prescription drugs such as antihistamines, corticosteroids or some other biological drugs will help patients quickly get rid of uncomfortable symptoms on the skin. In addition to the treatment of urticaria with drugs, patients can try to treat urticaria at home with natural methods.
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2. Urticaria and home remedies Here are some of the fastest ways to get rid of hives with ingredients that are easy to find, easy to implement, and effective.
2.1. Cold compress In the early stage of urticaria, the child's body appears red, then heat and itching gradually increase, making the baby feel very uncomfortable. At this time, parents can use a few ice cubes in a sealed cloth bag and place it on the skin rash. This method of treating urticaria for children must ensure that the cloth bag is clean to avoid superinfection for the damaged skin.
Cold compress needs to be done 2 to 3 times a day, about 30 minutes each time to help the uncomfortable itchy feeling quickly disappear and wait for the urticaria to subside over time. However, this is not a radical cure for urticaria, so patients need to combine the use of some drugs to quickly reduce the disease.
2.2. Ginger is a familiar spice in Vietnamese kitchens because of its scent and ability to stimulate the taste buds. In addition, according to Traditional Medicine, ginger is a remedy for many diseases with very good health care capabilities. Ginger warms the abdomen, supports the treatment of low blood pressure, has very good fertility and anti-inflammatory properties, so it is applied in medicines to treat diseases such as urticaria, sore throat, sinusitis, flu, cold...
Patients can apply the fastest way to treat urticaria with ginger at home by following simple steps as follows:
Preparation: 50g thinly sliced ​​fresh ginger, 100g cane sugar pure (concentrated), 1⁄2 cups vinegar; Boil a mixture of vinegar, cane sugar and fresh ginger, then let it cool; For each use, people with urticaria take a mixture of water as above mixed with warm water and drink 3-4 times a day to bring the best effect.

2.3. How to treat hives with aloe vera Aloe vera is a valuable ingredient for women in the field of beauty as well as health care. The herb is also very effective in moisturizing and nourishing the skin. Because of the above effects, aloe vera has been widely used in many remedies to reduce irritation, redness and itching caused by urticaria.
Aloe vera contains high levels of essential active ingredients for skin cells such as vitamins, cinnamic acid... At the same time, aloe vera also has anti-inflammatory effects, reduces itching and tightens pores.
How to treat hives with aloe vera can be easily applied at home by following these steps:
Remove the outer green skin of the aloe vera, then wash the plastic part and keep the flesh. white inside; People with urticaria use the aloe vera pulp to gently rub on the damaged skin to reduce irritation and redness. 2.4. The fastest way to treat urticaria with mint leaves According to traditional medicine, mint leaves have antibacterial effects, relieve pain and itching very effectively. Therefore, this plant often appears in remedies for sore throat, sinusitis...
In the treatment of urticaria with mint leaves, the patient can follow these steps:
Take some mint leaves are washed, then rub the leaves a little bit crushed; Then put mint leaves in bath water or apply directly to the skin with hives. 2.5. Urticaria and treatment with starfruit leaves Starfruit leaf is considered an herbal medicine in the treatment of dermatological diseases such as scabies, atopic dermatitis, urticaria or skin allergies...
Ingredients star fruit leaves There are many essences that have antioxidant effects, inhibit the growth of bacteria and promote skin recovery. People with urticaria can take star fruit leaves for treatment in 3 ways:
Method 1: Bath with star fruit leaves: This is the most common way to treat urticaria with star fruit leaves. The patient takes a handful of fresh star fruit leaves, washes them, and then boils the water for a bath every 2 days, the rest of the days take a normal clean water bath; Method 2: Apply hot star fruit leaves to the skin: Select fresh star fruit leaves that have been washed, drained and then roasted hot. Then, the patient wraps these star fruit leaves in a thin cloth and then applies them to the urticarial skin. Note to avoid burning the skin, cold star star leaves can be roasted again and then applied again; Method 3: Apply star fruit leaves with fine salt: Crush fresh star fruit leaves, add a little salt and mix well. People with hives take this mixture and apply it to the skin for about 15 minutes, then wash it off with clean water.
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2.6. How to treat urticaria with betel leaves Using betel leaves not to treat urticaria has been widely applied with relatively high efficiency. This popular herb has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, so it can be used to treat urticaria and rashes in the following ways:
Method 1: Take a handful of fresh betel leaves, preferably clean, undamaged leaves. , not deep, bring to boil with water, add a little white salt. Patients use this water mixture to bathe without dilution; Method 2: Use betel leaves that are not clean, not deep, and soaked with diluted salt water and then drained. Then proceed to pound and apply on the skin with urticaria for 30 minutes, until the leaves are dry, remove them and wash the skin with clean water. 2.7. Green tea leaves treat urticaria Similar to the characteristics of betel leaves, green tea is also very easy to find and cheap. Green tea leaf ingredients include antioxidant active ingredients (such as polyphenols and catechins) and especially high levels of EGCG, which provide anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and skin cell protection from free radicals.
The fastest way to treat urticaria with green tea leaves:
Method 1: Wash green tea leaves and boil water for a bath every day; Method 2: Use green tea leaves to cook drinking water instead of daily filtered water. Drinking green tea leaf water every day helps to improve health, increase resistance, help beautiful skin and limit skin diseases...

3. Some other measures to support the treatment of urticaria 3.1. Wide choice of clothes People who are prone to urticaria when wearing clothes may experience the phenomenon of fabric fibers rubbing against the skin and leading to increased signs of itching, redness and even further damage to epidermal cells. skin skin. Therefore, patients with urticaria should pay attention to choose loose, comfortable and cool clothes to wear every day.
3.2. Add fiber, vitamins A, C, E In the diet of people with urticaria, it is advisable to increase the intake of foods rich in fiber and vitamins such as green vegetables and fresh fruits to support increased immunity. resistance to the body and against pathogens from the external environment.
3.3. Apply creams to soothe and reduce skin irritation According to medicine, topical corticosteroids or ointments have the effect of soothing itching, helping to soften the skin and limit irritation. However, these drugs need to be used appropriately according to the prescription of a dermatologist to avoid side effects.
3.4. Use a moisturizer Dehydrated skin is easy to experience dryness and itching, which is especially serious when you have hives. To support the effectiveness of other home remedies for urticaria, the patient should use moisturizers, support to protect skin cells, reduce itching, and fight harmful external agents.
3.5. Oatmeal mixed with water is known to be one of the natural mixtures that have moisturizing effects, reducing itching for the skin. Whenever a urticaria occurs, the patient can use this mixture to apply to the skin, from which the skin feels softer and more comfortable.
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3.6. Apply apple cider vinegar Apple cider vinegar contains a lot of acetic acid, which has very good antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. When the urticaria has not caused too much damage to the skin, the patient can use apple cider vinegar mixed with warm water in a ratio of 1:1, then apply it directly to the skin and maintain it for about 5-10 minutes and then wash it off. clean with warm water.
3.7. Building a scientific diet A scientific diet for people with urticaria is very simple, just add enough water to support detoxification, purify the body and maintain the necessary moisture for skin cells. Combined with adding fresh vegetables and fruits with cool, detoxifying, and safe cooling properties such as bitter melon, spinach... Besides, people with urticaria should limit the consumption of fruits. Plants and vegetables cause heat in the body to avoid more severe urticaria.
The above urticaria treatments can help improve or completely treat mild urticaria. However, if this condition persists, you should see a doctor to be prescribed a radical treatment.

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This article is written for readers from Sài Gòn, Hà Nội, Hồ Chí Minh, Phú Quốc, Nha Trang, Hạ Long, Hải Phòng, Đà Nẵng.

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