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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dora Chizea
47 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
See PCP soonest: Probably eating, drinking or coming in contact with something your body is allergic to. Best to see your PCP soonest for a proper Diagnosis and manage ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Itchy, red, raised.: Hives are itchy, red, raised lesions on the skin and they usually happen after contact with or ingestion of something you're allergic to. Try some be ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Carter
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Itchy welts: Hives are welts. They are raised, "blotchy", red, and itchy. They can be of variable size. They usually come and go and last a few minutes to a few ... Read More
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Dr. Neil Baman
19 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Itchy bumps: Hives are raised lesions/welts that are raised and can be variable in size. There are many causes of hives and these include infections, medicatio ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eli Silver
19 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
A vascular reaction: Hives are slightly elevated patches of skin caused by increased blood flow. The hives are usually caused by histamine release, which dilates blood ve ... Read More
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Dr. Maziar Rezvani
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Skin rash : That is characteristically raised, evanscent, and itchy.
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Hives: Hives: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/guide/hives-urticaria-angioedema#1
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerry Tolbert
12 years experience Family Medicine
Mast Cells: A special type of white blood cell (bodily defense system) called a mast cell contains the chemical histamine. When it is released in the and around ... Read More
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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
17 years experience General Practice
Usually allergic rxn: Usually it is caused by an allergic reaction, like contacting something you're allergic to touch. Consult your physician. Wishing you the best.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Avoid and take meds: Hives are generally treated by removing the offending trigger and taking antihistamines ( loratadine, Cetirizine or fexofenadine) or glucocorticoids i ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jason Bellak
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Urticaria (hives) are "chronic" if they last longer than 6 weeks. Please refer to a case and discussion i wrote on the topic: http://www.Uwhealth.Or ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Everything : There are numerous things that will cause hives. Water, heat, cold, sun, drugs, infection are just a few.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
Well....: I think you mean to say will you keep getting hives "forever"? If you are clearly get hives when you come into contact some "offending agent" then eve ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
So Many Causes: There are a number of potential causes of hives (urticaria) which include: viral infections, parasitic infections, IgE-mediated allergic reactions li ... Read More

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