Acute and chronic hives, and skin allergies
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What is urticaria?
Hives (urticaria) are red, itchy welts that result from a skin reaction. The welts vary in size and appear and fade repeatedly as the reaction runs its course.1
What are the main symptoms?
Symptoms of chronic Hives:1
Batches of red or skin-colored welts(wheals), which can appear anywhere on the body. welts that vary in size, change shape, Itching, which may be severe, Painful swelling (angioedema) of the lips, eyelids and inside the throat.1
In addition, signs and symptoms flare with triggers such as heat, exercise and stress.1
How to treat urticaria?
For an effective treatment, in addition to identifying the causative agent (food, stress, insect bites, etc.).2
Some antihistamine medications may also be recommended.2, such as Telfast180mg, which is fast acting and lasting for 24 hours, and non-sedating3.
In case of symptoms, it is important to always consult a doctor.
Telfast® is here to help.
Telfast® can help you to relief allergy symptoms. It’s non-sedating antihistamine that gives you 24 hours, relief from indoor and outdoor allergy symptoms.3
Telfast 120 mg not indicated for urtcaria
Allergies to pets with fur are common. It's often difficult or impossible to eliminate completely your exposure to animal allergens.
Mold and mildew are fungi that lives everywhere. So if you have persistent allergicsymptoms that occur through several seasons, you might be allergic to mold.
Dust mites are tiny organisms that can barely be seen by the naked eye. A dust mite allergy can even trigger asthma and eczema.
Allergy season is different for everyone. That’s because different kinds of outdoor allergens — or irritants — get distributed into the air year-round.
Air pollution is the fourth greatest threat to public health after cancer, heart disease and obesity.
Individuals with persistent allergic rhinitis are more prone to develop respiratory and ocular symptoms after exposure to sudden temperature changes.
Allergies vs Cold: Understand the Difference
Seasonal allergies and the common cold can be so much alike that it's sometimes hard to tell the two apart. But look closely and you can find clues about what's going on.
Allergic Rhinitis or Hay Fever, Happens when you breath in something to which you are allergic, and the inside of your nose becomes inflamed and swollen
Adult Indoor Allergies
There’s no place like home … for allergies! Just stepping indoors — at home, work, or school — exposes you to numerous allergens.
Children's Outdoor Allergies
Nearly 5.2 million children under age 18 experience hay fever in the past 12 months and 7.1 million have respiratory allergies
Children's Indoor Allergies
For kids dealing with indoor allergies, Some pollutants may be 2–5-fold more concentrated inside than outside buildings.
1. Mayo clinic, Chronic hives, Available at: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chronic-hives/symptoms-causes/syc-20352719 ; last accessed: 13/4/2022
2. American Academy of Allergy ,Asthma & Immunology, Hives, Available at: https://acaai.org/allergies/allergic-conditions/skin-allergy/hives/ ; last accessed: 13/4/2022.
3. Ministry of Health, Telfast approved leaflet, approval date 29/11/2018.
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