It is natural to be stressed in today's busy lifestyle. Every second person remains worried or stressed about something or the other. In such a situation, many times people think that stress affects our mental and physical health, but they do not know that stress also affects the health of the skin. In today's article, we are giving information on this subject. How stress affects the skin, you will be able to easily understand after reading this article.

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  1. Hives caused by stress
  2. Effect of stress on skin disorders
  3. When to talk to a doctor?
  4. Treatment of stress effect on the skin
  5. Ways to prevent skin rashes due to stress
  6. Takeaway
Doctors for Stress Rash: Effects, and Treatment

Stress can trigger hives, causing rashes to appear on the skin. Hives are raised, with red spots or rashes. These vary in size and can occur anywhere on the body. Itching may be felt in the area affected by hives. In some cases, these may cause a tingling or burning sensation when touched.

These hives can occur due to various reasons -

  • Due to excessive cold or heat.
  • Due to some infection.
  • From taking certain medicines including antibiotics.

The most common cause of hives is allergy in the body. For example, a person suffering from hay fever may develop hives from exposure to pollen. It is also possible to get hives due to emotional stress. Many hormonal or chemical changes can occur in response to stress. These changes can cause blood vessels to dilate and leak, causing red and swollen spots on the skin. As a result, the problem of hives can become serious due to the following reasons -

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If a person is facing any kind of skin disorder and is under stress, then this can increase his skin disease problems. For example, due to stress, psoriasis and eczema can become severe.

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When a stress rash resolves in less than 6 weeks, it is considered acute. At the same time, if this problem persists for more than 6 weeks, then it is considered chronic. Usually rashes heal on their own within a few days and do not require any treatment. At the same time, if the rashes take more time to heal, then you should talk to the doctor about it. Hives can sometimes occur all over the body or may be accompanied by the following conditions -

If something like this happens, it could be a sign of a serious condition or allergy. In such a situation, a doctor should be consulted immediately.

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Skin rashes caused by stress can usually be treated at home. For this, this condition can be dealt with to a great extent by using over-the-counter antihistamines. It can also help in getting relief from itching. Apart from this, keeping the skin cool can also provide relief from itching. For this, one can take a bath with cold water or use a cold compress. At the same time, in serious cases, the doctor can give the following medicines considering the condition of the patient -

  • Strong antihistamine medicine
  • Steroids
  • Antibiotic medicine

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The best way to prevent skin rashes caused by stress is to reduce stress. To reduce the effects of stress, it is necessary to pay attention to lifestyle. Therefore, the following methods can prove beneficial in reducing stress -

  • Do regular exercise.
  • Eat a healthy and balanced diet.
  • Stress can also be managed through therapy or relaxation techniques, which are considered helpful. One such technique is meditation.

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If skin rashes occur due to stress, it is important to reduce the discomfort caused and prevent the condition from worsening. If skin-related problems are increasing, then talk to a doctor or specialist about it and note whether it is happening due to any kind of stress. By detecting the condition in time and treating it, the problem can be prevented from increasing.

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Dr. Syed Mohd Shadman

Dr. Syed Mohd Shadman

General Physician
6 Years of Experience

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Dr. Arun Mathur

General Physician
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Dr. Siddhartha Vatsa

General Physician
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Dr. Harshvardhan Deshpande

General Physician
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