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How is cholinergic urticaria diagnosed?

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Your doctor will ask you what your hives look like when you get them and how long they last to rule out other causes, such as foods you eat. You may be asked to run or ride a stationary bike for about 15 minutes to see if you break out as you sweat.

A shot of methacholine, a medicine that shrinks your airways, may also be used to make the bumps show up.

SOURCES :

DermNet New Zealand Trust: "Cholinergic urticaria."

Deacock, SJ. . August 2008. Clinical and Experimental Immunology

World Allergy Organization: "Urticaria and Angioedema: Synopsis."

Asthma Center Research and Education Fund: "Urticaria and Angioedema."

American Academy of Family Physicians: "Exercise-Induced Urticaria: Treatment."

MayoClinic.org: "Chronic Hives (Urticaria): Lifestyle and home remedies."

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on March 18, 2018

SOURCES :

DermNet New Zealand Trust: "Cholinergic urticaria."

Deacock, SJ. . August 2008. Clinical and Experimental Immunology

World Allergy Organization: "Urticaria and Angioedema: Synopsis."

Asthma Center Research and Education Fund: "Urticaria and Angioedema."

American Academy of Family Physicians: "Exercise-Induced Urticaria: Treatment."

MayoClinic.org: "Chronic Hives (Urticaria): Lifestyle and home remedies."

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on March 18, 2018

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