Hives Treatment

Relief from hives is a step away with OnPoint Urgent Care Houston. Our experienced team offers comprehensive hives treatment, identifying triggers and providing fast symptom relief for your comfort.

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Hives Treatment

Service Name: Hives Treatment

Introduction:

Hives, also known as urticaria, are a common skin reaction characterized by itchy, raised welts. OnPoint Urgent Care Houston offers effective treatment for hives, helping patients alleviate discomfort and manage potential triggers.

Service Description:

At OnPoint Urgent Care Houston, our medical team is experienced in diagnosing and treating hives. We understand that hives can be caused by various factors, including allergies, infections, stress, or certain medications. Our approach includes identifying the triggers, providing immediate relief from symptoms, and offering guidance to prevent future occurrences.

Symptoms and Causes of Hives:

Typical symptoms of hives include:

  • Raised, Itchy Welts: Red or skin-colored bumps that can appear suddenly.
  • Swelling: Particularly around the eyes, lips, or in other areas.
  • Flare-Ups: Hives can appear and fade over short periods.

Common causes include allergic reactions to food, medication, insect bites, or environmental factors. Stress and certain infections can also trigger hives.

Comprehensive Treatment Approach:

  • Clinical Assessment: Detailed evaluation of symptoms and potential allergens or triggers.
  • Allergy Testing: When appropriate, to identify specific allergens.
  • Medication Management: Including antihistamines to reduce itching and swelling.
  • Lifestyle and Dietary Advice: Guidance on avoiding known triggers and managing stress.
  • Patient Education: Information on understanding and managing hives, including when to seek further medical attention.

When to Seek Treatment for Hives:

It’s important to consult a healthcare provider if:

  • Hives persist for several days without improvement.
  • You experience severe symptoms, such as difficulty breathing or swallowing.
  • The hives are accompanied by other concerning symptoms, like fever or joint pain.

Importance of Professional Treatment:

Professional medical care is essential for effectively managing hives, especially to identify and avoid triggers and prevent chronic conditions. Accurate diagnosis and treatment can significantly improve patient comfort and quality of life.

Conclusion:

OnPoint Urgent Care Houston is committed to providing comprehensive care for patients suffering from hives. Our goal is to ensure effective relief from symptoms and help our patients understand and manage their condition.

Your Health is Our Priority:

For expert care and treatment of hives, visit OnPoint Urgent Care Houston at 3905 Richmond Avenue, Houston, Texas 77027. Our experienced medical team is here to provide you with the best care and advice. Contact us at 832-810-3000 or visit www.onpointuc.com to learn more about our services or to schedule an appointment.

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