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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See allergist: If they have been present for less than 6 weeks, try taking antihistamine up to 4 times a day (much higher than the average dose). If they are getting ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Spitzer
35 years experience Dentistry
Hives: Evidently you are probably allergic to something that is causing the hives. Try eliminate things in your diet or environment that may be causing them ... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
How long?: If the hives have been going on for more than 6 wks (some say 8 weeks) and do not respond to antihistamine, you should consult an allergist. It is ra ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Difficulty: with swallowing in the presence of GERD is an indication for EGD with without video swallow .Older doctors may suggest a barium studies before EGD
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Ostro
49 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No; cyclical hives?: With hives, etc. Occurring regularly 2 days before periods you may have cyclical urticaria (hives) which seems to be related to Progesterone level cha ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Diet,drug?: Has the baby been exposed to any medications recently? Has the baby had an infection of any kind? These can e causes of hives. If not then you have to ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hives: Chronic hives are a plague and can be a nuisance to control, consult an allergist to help you keep them at bay.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anlin Xu
Dr. Anlin Xu answered
24 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Antihistamine, other: If someone's hives are caused by allergies, seeing an allergist for tests, and avoiding the allergen is the way to go. If someone's hives r of "no ob ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: This would depend on what is causing the hives, and if any therapy. If you know the stimulus that caused the hives, and can get away from it the hives ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
30 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Antihistamines...: ... Generally treat the hives and the itchiness the best, but the best way to handle this is to find out what's causing the hives so you don't get the ... Read More

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