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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: They are caused by totally different mechanisms as far as we can understand since the exact mechanism for either condition is not entirely clear even ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Good question: No one knows why but it is suspected to be an autoimmune problem. The good news is that it may subside in a few years. Be sure you don't jump into col ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hives: Cold urticaria is the development of urticaria or hives when one is exposed to a cold environment or other cold exposure (drink, ice).
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Cold Urticaria: Hives brought on by exposure to cold air or substances. Skin that has been in contact with cold develops reddish, itchy welts (hives). Swimming in col ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Green
45 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Sometimes: Cold urticaria is usually a chronic problem but sometimes it can be temporary if triggered by another problem which resolves. An allergy evaluation ca ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Can't be done: I wish it could, and I hope you'll forgive my frankness. I know it's a nuisance. If you're clever enough to have found HealthTap, you'll learn tricks ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Green
45 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Avoidance: Avoiding cold exposure if possible. However many people need to take antihistamines to prevent symptoms. See an allergist for evaluation and treatment ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rosch
49 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Cold urticaria: So does everyone with cold urticaria, one of several "physical urticarias". It is usually very bothersome, usually doesn't involve the respirator trac ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Cholinergic Hives: Individuals may experience a cholinergic urticaria reaction in response to any activity that increases overall body temperature (or causes a sweat rel ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Urticaria: Are you still taking percocet? It can trigger hives. Both types of urticaria you describe are physical urticarias, there is no real treatment for them ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Ostro
49 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hives with cold skin: People who have cold induced urticaria release histamine in their skin when it cools. People react at different temperatures. If you place an ice cube ... Read More
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