Sorry to see the Uticaria chat closed, just when I thought I'd found help!

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Date Joined Aug 2006
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   Posted 8/30/2006 5:06 PM (GMT -6)   
I have been plagued by Chronic Uticaria for the last 6 years. I have given up an active lifestyle and the love of the outdoors for a semi-sedintary one and I am not the least bit happy about it. I have had a tremendous amount of stress in my previous life, but no hives. Now the only stress I have comes from the HIVES. Last month I attempted to hike on the slopes of Mt. Rainier (on vacation), it was 45 degrees and within an hour I was having a bout with Angioedema (my tongue was swollen). I am taking antihistamines, but still get hives whether they itch or not. I have been to my primary Dr. and to a Dermatologist but, since I have no insurance, and no deep pockets, their hands are tied. I have a multitude of other symptoms, that they overlook, that could be tied to a parathyroid problem, or whatever. The last blood test done months ago showed nothing out of the ordinary. I guess I will have to learn to live with the Hives and hope the other symptoms don't get worse...I was hoping to get into this remarkable support group here and I hope you'all are still out there somewhere. I was interested in the homeopathic treatments that were being tauted as helpful.

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Date Joined Apr 2004
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   Posted 8/30/2006 6:02 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi and welcome to Healingwell! The CU topic hasn't been closed, it's under the same title but with part 2 was added. When our pages get too long, we close it and open a new post. That way when we have people searching for something specific, they can find their answers faster.

I don't have much advice to offer you, but I'm sure someone will come along soon. I just wanted to welcome you and let you know that the topic wasn't closed :)
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