Urticaria appears in the form blisters on the skin and painful itching. Urticaria in children may develop as a separate reaction, but may be a symptom of the disease. In early childhood dominated by acute form of urticaria, and after 10 years is already beginning to dominate the chronic urticaria. Parents are particularly concerned about the acute rash in infants, that is often the cause of hospitalization.
Causes of Urticaria (Hives) in Children
The increase in the number of cases of hives and other allergic diseases in children is associated with a modern urbanization, deteriorating ecology and the widespread use of chemicals in everyday life. For babies give medicines and foods that contain preservatives and fragrances.
The most frequent causes of hives in children
Heredity (whose parents have a history of allergic diseases);
Food products as a cause of urticaria, especially in infants, because of the anatomical and physiological characteristics of the gastrointestinal tract. Products that more frequently than others provoke allergies - dairy products, eggs, shellfish, crabs, shrimp, chocolate, citrus, pineapple, honey, nuts, strawberries, raspberries, tomatoes;
Medicinal products, especially antibiotics, antipyretics, anticonvulsants, vitamin B1;
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