Diseases and Conditions Feature

10 Serious Conditions That Rashes And Hives Can Indicate


Hives, also known as Urticaria in medical terms, is a frequent symptom that is experienced by people with allergies to various medication, foods, and viral diseases. It is considered a very common skin condition by many allergists. It is hard to pinpoint the exact cause of this condition because it has some different reasons, thus making it a very critical condition to handle. Hives are generally not life-threatening, but it is quite unpleasant and uncomfortable with symptoms likes red and itchy welts. Nonetheless, hives can be a symptom of a more severe autoimmune condition or illness. Here are some of the serious problems that hives could indicate.

Celiac disease

People who have developed celiac disease cannot digest gluten, a protein that is usually found in rye, barley, and wheat. This disease is characterized by some symptoms including nausea, vomiting, irritation of the throat and mouth, diarrhea, eye irritation, nasal congestion, breathing difficulties, as well as hives. For proper management and control, people with celiac disease are required to avoid any product that contains gluten. See your allergist for proper diagnosis with a blood test.

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