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Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria Hives also called urticaria is an allergic reaction that normally takes place when a sufferer comes into contact with a triggering allergen. Many of these affecting allergens might be hard if not impossible to pinpoint due to the many underlying factors which might cause hypersensitivity, thus triggering Urticaria.


They range in size from a few millimetres to several inches in diameter. Urticaria hives can be round, or they can form rings or large patches that grow and swell into each other, in many cases the swelling can grow and grow especially to the head area, this is a secondary more serious condition called Angioedema.

Hives can happen on most areas of the body and in many cases the entire body, however the symptoms of urticaria rarely affect the palms of the hand or the soles of the feet.

Hives are categorized as acute or chronic depending on the length of the episode, most chronic cases are also regarded as idiopathic as the reasons are more often than not hard to determine.

Home Remedy Tips

      • Milk of magnesia applied to the lesions, provides some relief. As milk of magnesia is an alcalescent solution it assists in removing the irritating itchy sensation
      • Stop the itching get 1/2 a container full of warm water, add 1/2 cup cornstarch and 1/2 cup baking soda. Soaking yourself at least once each day can make lots of difference.
      • Applying aloe Vera gel or vitamin E oil into the affected area at least twice per day may provide some relief.
      • Drink nettle tea that’s made by mixing 2 tsp of powdered nettles into hot water. Add natural honey or freshly squeezed lemon to taste if needed
      • Cayenne pepper rather the capsule variety may help reduce the swelling and speeding up the healing process.
      • Green tea is very good for health and contains natural antioxidants as well as anti-inflammatory.
      • To relieve pain and swelling, apply a cool gel pack or ice pack to the affected area.
      • Make a paste with two cups of oatmeal and 3 tbsp of cornstarch. Add a little liquid to turn it into a paste. Apply to affected area for 15-30 minutes. It dries the hives up within a few hours.
      • Excessive amounts of vitamin C, is known to help many skin conditions including urticaria, try the powdered selection and adhere to Vitamin C d2
      • Peanut oil rubbed into the legions is thought to help many sufferers

These are natural methods of dealing with the symptoms of urticaria, but by far the simplest means of dealing with any chronic condition is to deal with the issue at its roots so you don’t have to put up with additional attacks.