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Cold Urticaria

Leah Fassnacht Block four
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Description Symptoms Diagnosis Interesting Facts Bibliography for notes Treatment Bibliography For Pictures .- Cold Urticaria is when someone has allergies to
temperatures.
- The causes is not completely understood.
- Sensitive skin cells
- Faulty immune system
- Exposed to cold temperatures.
- Histamine
- Overly sensitive cells, viruses or illness or by inheriting the trait.
- Any parts of the body
- Any age group can get whether male or female. ~ few minutes to occur.
~ Hives.
~ The red rash will become extremely itchy.
~ Life-threatening.
~ will get worse.
~The itching becomes painful.
~ developed at a young age.
~ Headaches, diarrhea & Chills
SERVE REACTIONS.
-fainting
-chills
-fast heart beat
-swelling of the limbs
-drop in blood pressure.
EMERGENCY CARE
-Light headed
-Hard time breathing
-Throat is swelling.
-Skin being exposed
. > Ice cude technique
> Tests *Avoid cold temperatures
*Swimming
* Penicillin
* Sympathomimetic & aminophhyllin
* Anti-histamines
*Cyproheptadine, doxepin and ketotifen.
* Hospitalized and treated.
* Applying cold water History: Investigators at the national institutes of health identify a genetic method. The study was lead by Joshua Milner.

Statistics:
* 185 most rare conditions.
* Affects hundreds of thousand of americans total.
* You can't eat or drink any thing cold.
* You have to swim in warm pools.
* Miss half the school year.
* Frost bit.
* Dangerous & Uncomfortable. References
Cold-Induced Urticaria [Photograph]. (2008, February 8). Retrieved from http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm072431
cold urticaria symptoms [Photograph]. (2010). Retrieved from http://www.health-reply.com/dermatitis-herpetiformis-picture/
8 cold drinks for your cooler [Photograph]. (2012). Retrieved from http://www.health.com/health/gallery/0,,20388773,00.html
puchsukahujan. (2011, July 26). Allergic Rhinitis & Cold Urticaria [Photograph]. Retrieved from http://puchsukahujan.wordpress.com/2011/07/26/allergic-rhinitis-cold-urticaria/
Will drugs cure your cold urticaria [Photograph]. (2011, June 30). Retrieved from http://urticaria.co/will-this-drug-cure-your-cold-urticaria Cold Urticaria Leah Fassnacht References

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Cold Urticaria. (n.d.). Retrieved October 13, 2012, from http://iml.jou.ufl.edu/projects/spring05/bernfeld/introduction.html

Cold Urticaria. (n.d.). Retrieved October 13, 2012, from http://www.mayoclini.com/health/cold-urticaria/DS01160/DSECTION.html

Cold Urticaria. (n.d.). Retrieved October 13, 2012, from http://www.gaoa.org/content1101/5_suppl1s.full.pdf

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