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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Latex allergy may either be allergy antibody mediated or a contact dermamtitis. There are test that supplement the doc history and physical to arrive ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Christopher Scott
18 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Acute urticaria can be caused by contact and/or injected allergens. Common examples include exotic woods and pets for contact, and peanut or drug for ... Read More
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Dr. Karen Shackelford
26 years experience Emergency Medicine
Both: Release of histamine a causes hives in response to either contact or ingested substance.
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Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Hives: Hives are caused by a severe allergic reaction which can be internally or externally initiated.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peterson Pierre
24 years experience Dermatology
Hives: Urticaria is the medical term for hives. Contact urticaria happens when you come into contact with something your skin is allergic to and you develop ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Ostro
49 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Within minutes : With contact hives, such as after a dog lick, they appear with minutes. After eating food to which you are allergic your lips and mouth become itchy a ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
14 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Thermal urticaria: It looks like a type of physical urticaria or more specifically heat induced urticaria. You might try to take otc antihistamine daily.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hives: Depends on how long you are exposed to the dander. If it gets on your clothes, they need to be changed or washed to reduce skin exposure. Hives typica ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
PCN allergy: Yes that is possible, even through kissing or contact w/ residue like on hands . Speak to his doctor about changing the meds and seek medical attenti ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not contact: This is not a contact reaction but a systemic reaction to penicillin if the rash is flat. If it is raised , then they are hives. You will likely ge ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
That certainly : Could occur as part of a delayed reaction phase. Take this seriously because if you develop difficulty breathing, chest tightness or swelling of mouth ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Cold Urticaria: Cold urticaria (ur-tih-KAR-e-uh) is an allergy to cold temperatures. With cold urticaria, exposure to cold temperatures causes redness, itching, swell ... Read More

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