Get fast relief for hives in Thousand Oaks 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 remain at the mercy of your hives for all this time. You can get fast relief from hives in Thousand Oaks CA by visiting the caring allergy specialists at Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology Medical Group.
Treating Hives in Thousand Oaks CA
Depending on what is triggering your hives, we may be able to help reduce the frequency of your outbreaks as well as relieve the discomfort of hives in Thousand Oaks CA.
The first thing we will do is stop the itching associated with your hives using antihistamines. Antihistamines are effective regardless of the cause of your hives, which might be allergies, infections, stress, sun exposure, or illness.
Next, we will run quick 15-minute allergy tests to determine if your hives have an allergic trigger. Our tests can identify allergies related to:
- 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
Have your hives persisted for more than 6 weeks? You have chronic hives. At Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology Medical Group, our allergy doctors have ample experience diagnosing and treating chronic hives in Thousand Oaks CA. 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?
As part of our commitment to offering the latest proven treatment for all kinds of allergic conditions, we are proud to offer XOLAIR, a newly FDA-approved treatment for chronic hives in Thousand Oaks CA. When consistently administered by injection once or twice per month in our office, XOLAIR helps prevent the IgE protein antibodies that can cause hives in Thousand Oaks CA from acting on your immune system and causing allergic reactions.
Schedule Your Appointment Now
If you have been suffering from hives in Thousand Oaks CA for 24 hours or more with no sign of your hives fading, come to Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology Medical Group for help. All you have to do is call 805-658-9500 and we’ll fit you in as quickly as possible.