I went to the ER with a rash that had develped on the backs on my hands and up my arms, and face as well as my legs. He took one look and said it was Poison Oak.
We searched around the yard and found no evidence of posion oak, but I do have a cat that wonders off when he is let outside. Nobody else in my household has these hives.
I forgot to metion to the ER doc that I had been eating some mixed tree nuts over the weekend. I was prescibed predizone and told it will take a week or so to clear up. This moring I noticed it started to look alot better until I ate some more nuts and the hives flared up again.
I seem to break out in the most vulnerablel areas my hands and arms are always scratched up from the cats. Where my skin is broken is where the hives are the worst. Even under my arm pits where I had shaved.
They seem to come an then the seem to go and then they seem to com back again.
I have been taking bendryl, and using calydril lotion, and taking oatmeal baths.