Get fast relief for hives in Ojai CA from our caring allergy doctors.
If you have red, itchy bumps on your skin, you need to consider the possibility you may have hives.Sometimes hives fade within 24 hours, but they can also endure for days or weeks. Fortunately, you don’t have to just wait for hives to fade to find relief from itching. You can get fast relief from hives in Ojai CA by visiting the caring allergy specialists at Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology Medical Group.
Treating Hives in Ojai CA
When you come to Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology Medical Group for treatment of hives in Ojai CA, we will do everything we can to help reduce the discomfort of your current hives and prevent future hives from developing.
First, we can offer antihistamines to help relieve itching as well as suppress the production of histamines that cause hives to form. Antihistamines are effective regardless of the cause of your hives, which might be allergies, infections, stress, sun exposure, or illness.
As a second step, we always check to see if hives may have an allergic trigger, because this will open up additional treatment possibilities. We can provide testing for common allergy triggers like:
- Insect bites or stings
Once we have identified your allergic trigger, we can provide advice on how to avoid exposure and thereby prevent hives.
Expert Help for Chronic Hives
Once you have had hives for 6 weeks or longer, the condition is considered chronic. Fortunately, you can get help with chronic hives in Ojai CA from the experienced allergists at Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology Medical Group. Chronic hives are often caused by an underlying autoimmune disorder trigger, which we can test for and help treat.
What is XOLAIR Treatment for Chronic Hives?
XOLAIR is a recently approved immunomodulating agent that helps capture and control the IgE protein antibodies that are responsible for your hives in Ojai CA. The treatment is administered by injection in our office every two to four weeks and will begin providing a significant reduction in symptoms within a few months.
Schedule Your Appointment Now
Has it been 24 hours since your hives appeared, with no sign of improvement? It’s time to act. Call 805-658-9500 now for an appointment with an allergist who knows how to treat hives in Ojai CA safely and effectively.