Psychogenic urticaria: why does it appear and how to treat?
Hello, dear readers! To provoke an allergic reaction can not only substances that enter the body from food, but those which are in it, as well as certain condition.
Psychogenic urticaria appears as a response to emotional distress.
Why is there disease?
Nervous urticaria is associated with high anxiety person. This type of urticaria caused by the following factors:
- excessive irritability;
- problems of the gastrointestinal tract;
- disorders of the genitourinary system;
- pathology of the heart.
The disease usually occurs in children and women. These people are more emotional, that causes a reaction on the skin.
Under stress, the Central nervous system gives signals to the brain, resulting in the launch of the mechanism of urticaria.
The skin responds immediately to irritation. There is an expansion of vessels, increase their permeability. The cells swell. And formed rash on the skin that you see in the photo.
What are the symptoms of the disease?
The main symptoms are:
- the appearance of bubbles;
- the increase in temperature;
- difficulty breathing.
Not all of these symptoms are felt at the same time. The temperature rises in severe cases, when the body is edema.
The main symptom of psychogenic urticaria is the occurrence of bubbles. They are formed on skin and mucous membranes. If the disease affects the bronchi, then the patient cough.
With the appearance of swelling in the facial area should immediately call the ambulance. Otherwise, you may receive a complication of angioedema.
Bubbles usually swollen, misconfigurations, pink, center white point. Rash accompanied by severe itching and pain.
Rashes may appear and disappear. This forms a vicious circle. Due to the strong nervous excitement the rash occurs, it exacerbates the emotional state of a person and it becomes fertile soil for new formations on the skin.
How to diagnose illness?
Urticaria presents no difficulties in diagnosis for clinicians and patients. It is important to monitor the nature of the lesions. If every time after the stress a person experiences blisters, then this is a psychogenic form of pathology.
For the diagnosis may need to consult an allergist, dermatologist, neurologist.
Treatment of the disease
Due to the fact that the provoking aspect in the development of the disease is the factors, traumatic psyche, the best treatment is to exclude them from life. But, unfortunately, it is not always possible to perform fully.
Important emotional mood, more need to enjoy life, not worry once again.
Treatment of urticaria includes the following methods:
- herbal medicine;
- proper nutrition with the exception of products provoking.
Drug treatment is based on antihistamines and multivitamins. If the illness lasts more than one day or tormented by severe itching, you can apply the methods of traditional medicine.
Three times a day must make a mint broth, which is characterized by sedative properties.
Itching to get rid of, you must clean the skin with a vinegar solution, take baths with baking soda to make celery juice. Dermatologists do not recommend to use a sponge when washing.
For daily use it is better to buy soap or gel without chemicals. Clothing, especially underwear, should be from natural fabrics. When washing is better to use soap.
If a person feels OK, then you can use any food. At the onset of relapse of urticaria should be removed from your diet foods with artificial additives, meats, preservatives, alcohol, citrus, exotic fruits.
You need to drink a lot of water, so that the body get rid of harmful substances that accumulate in the body when hives.
Psychogenic urticaria makes itself felt moments, but there is a possibility of its transformation into chronic form with constant relapses.
Addressing the factors that triggered allergies, not always relieves the symptoms of urticaria. In identifying the first signs it is better to take an antihistamine, drink plenty of water to follow the diet and of course, to completely eliminate stress.
Morale plays a very important role in recovery. Than configured more positive a person is, the faster it will be able to return to normal life.
However, before you change your life, you need to make sure that the Allergy was not caused by another allergen.
Not superfluous would be to strengthen the immune system. The patient must often walk on air, get enough sleep, take vitamins.
Very good in the treatment of urticaria nervous proven colorterapia.
Good day, dear readers! Be healthy!
Author: Anna Derbeneva (dermatologist)