Posts Tagged ‘urticaria’

Urticaria (Tagulabay) (Tagalog)

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

Dr Christophe HSU – dermatologo. Geneva, Switzerland Urticaria (tagulabay) Ano Ang Urticaria (Tagulabay)? Ang urticaria o karaniwang tinatawag na tagulabay, ay makating pantal na binubuo ng mga naisalokal na mga paglaki sa balat na karaniwang tumatagal mga ilang oras bago kumupas. Kapag ang tagulabay ay mamuo sa paligid ng mga maluwag na tisyu sa mga […]

Urticária (Português)

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

Urticária O que é a urticária? A urticária ‘;e uma erupção compriurido de inchaços localizados da pele que geralmente dura poucas horas antes de desaparecer. Quando a urticária ocorre em tecidos moles como olhos e lábios, pode haver inchaço excessivo. Embora preocupante na aparência, a tumefação (chamada de angioedema) desaparece entre 12 a 24 horas […]

Urticaria (Español)

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

Urticaria ¿Qué es la urticaria? La urticaria es una erupción pruriginosa de tumefacciones localizadas de la piel que suele durar unas horas antes de desaparecer. Cuando la urticaria se produce en los tejidos de los ojos y los labios, puede haber hinchazón excesiva. Aunque de forma alarmante en apariencia, la hinchazón (angioedema) desaparece en 12 […]


Sunday, November 29th, 2009

Your doctor has just prescribed an antihistamine for you. It may be one of the following (list not complete): Sedative antihistamines Buclizine Chlorpheniramine Cyproheptadine Hydroxyzine Mebhydrolin Promethazine Oxatomide Less-Sedative Antihistamines Acrivastine Astemizole Cetirizine Loratadine Terfenadine Levocetirizine Desloratadine What are antihistamines used for? Antihistamines are used to relieve itch, redness and swelling in some skin conditions […]

Skin diseases related to housework

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

Dr Christophe HSU – dermatologist. Geneva, Switzerland Common skin disorders that may arise from housework are: Irritant contact dermatitis This is the commonest skin disorder that can arise from housework. It commonly affects the hands. The condition usually begins with mild dryness, redness, peeling and scaliness on the hands. Later cracks and crusts develop. Causes […]

Drug reactions (drug allergy)

Saturday, November 28th, 2009

Drug reactions (drug allergy) Dr Christophe Hsu – dermatologist. Geneva, Switzerland A Drug allergy is an unwanted side effect of drugs or medication that are ingested (or injected) into our body. Drug reactions are divided into intolerance and allergies. Drug allergy reactions can affect the skin as well as internal organs of the body. It […]

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