Four seas network: under normal circumstances, urticaria do not hot compress do not cold compress, the best warm compress. Both hot and cold compresses can easily irritate the skin and may aggravate the symptoms of urticaria. Let's take a look at it in detail!
What should be paid attention to when urticaria comes out after cold compress or hot compress
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It should not be too hot or too cold. It is better to apply warm compress for the following reasons:
1. Hot or cold compresses can aggravate itching and redness
Either hot or cold compress will stimulate the capillaries in the affected area of urticaria, induce the body to release more histamine, aggravate the redness and itching symptoms of urticaria, so hot compress or cold compress is not allowed.
2. Hot or cold compresses may cause crushing or even infection risks
Although both hot and cold compresses can temporarily relieve itching, they may also cause the skin in the affected area to be sensitive to breaking and the temperature is too cold, causing discomfort to the patient, and the skin in the broken area may also have the risk of infection.
3. Hot urticaria and cold do not apply hot or cold
Hot urticaria will induce new urticaria because of the hot and sports stimulation in the affected area, while cold urticaria will induce new urticaria because of the cold stimulation in the affected area. Therefore, hot compress and cold compress are prohibited for these two types of urticaria.
What are the advantages of warm application of urticaria 1. Keep the affected area clean
Urticaria can not be affected without cleaning, or there will be dirt attached to it, easy to cause bacterial infection, which is not conducive to the recovery of patients, and wipe with warm water every day to keep the affected area clean and comfortable.
2. Avoid aggravation by heat stimulation
According to the above answers, we know that urticaria can not be applied with hot compress, which will stimulate the affected area and aggravate the disease. Then we can use warm compress to avoid these phenomena and make the affected area recover as soon as possible.
3. Moderate detumescence and antipruritic
Most people think that the hot application of urticaria can stop itching and the cold application can reduce swelling, but these two methods are extremely extreme. They will stimulate the affected area and bring adverse consequences while reducing swelling and itching. However, if the warm application is used, it can not only reduce swelling and itching of humidity, but also avoid adverse consequences.
How to warm apply urticaria
1. Prepare items: towels, washbasins, hot water.
2. Temperature: About 36-40 ℃, comfortable temperature for hand test.
3. Warm compress method
(1) Prepare a clean cotton towel and a basin of warm boiled water, with the water temperature not hot.
(2) Then put the towel in the washbasin, wet and wring the water until it doesn't drip.
(3) Finally, put a towel on the affected area of urticaria or wipe the affected area to keep it clean and comfortable. It is advisable to apply or scrub 2-3 times a day.
Notes on urticaria
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Many people like to use hot compress and scald to relieve the itch, but this way can only temporarily relieve the skin in the affected area and relieve the itch, but later it will cause the blood vessels in the affected area to expand more quickly, release more histamine, and aggravate urticaria.
2. Don't scratch too much
Once the urticaria attacks on the face, it will be extremely itchy and intolerable. At this time, it must be restrained. Do not scratch the face randomly. It is easy to cause the urticaria on the face to break, fester and even leave scars.
3. Do not eat hair
Hair is some irritant food, such as cattle, sheep, dog meat, fish, shrimp, crab, leek, bamboo shoot and other hair, which can not be eaten by urticaria patients. Eating it will aggravate the disease.
4. Do not use irritating skin care products
Urticaria on the face can not be used with irritating skin care products, it is better not to use any skin care products during this period, if possible, you can buy skin care products for allergic skin patients.
5. Careful use of hormone ointment
Many hormone ointments, such as overuse, do great harm to the skin and are prone to drug resistance. They also cause skin cuticle thickening and inflammation. Therefore, we should use hormone ointments carefully under the guidance of doctors.
6. Eat more fresh fruits and vegetables
Friends suffering from urticaria should eat more fresh fruits and vegetables and easily digested food. Fresh fruits and vegetables contain rich vitamins, especially vitamin C, which can reduce vascular permeability, reduce exudation and local edema, and have great benefits for reducing urticaria symptoms.
7. Develop good eating habits
Eating should be regular and quantitative as much as possible to avoid overeating and overeating. In particular, overeating and eating too much protein at one time should not be allowed. Meanwhile, drinking or eating stimulating food such as too acid and too spicy will significantly reduce gastrointestinal digestive function, the food will not be fully digested, and will be absorbed into the body in the form of peptone or polypeptide, so as to increase the chance of allergy.
8. Pay attention to personal hygiene habits
Pay attention to the daily cleaning, especially to keep the armpit, perineum, breast and other parts clean. To wear loose, cotton underwear, less tight clothing. Try to avoid using too many cosmetics, facial cleansers and toners with more chemical ingredients. Avoid excessive use of soap, rubber gloves, hair dye and other irritating substances that may cause skin allergy.
9. Avoid internal and external infection
Know your constitution and avoid using sensitive drugs. When the skin is bitten by mosquitoes or has knife or scald, the affected area shall be cleaned in time to avoid internal and external infection caused by bacteria breeding.
10. Keep a healthy attitude and improve the body's resistance
The attack and aggravation of chronic urticaria are related to the emotional or psychological stress. Therefore, it is very beneficial to prevent urticaria to keep a happy mood, exercise properly, strengthen the physique and improve the body immunity.
11、 Avoid triggers
For example, cold urticaria should be kept warm to reduce cold stimulation induced urticaria; acetylcholine urticaria can reduce exercise, sweating and mood fluctuation, contact urticaria can reduce the chance of contact.
12. The room should be properly windowed and ventilated
Many urticaria patients feel that they should not open windows to ventilate during the disease period, but they are afraid that blowing wind will aggravate the disease. However, if the patients stay in a room that is airtight and airless for a long time, it is not conducive to the skin respiration of the affected area, and it is easy to cause infection. Therefore, it is suggested that the rooms of urticaria patients should be properly opened windows to ventilate.