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how to get rid of scars from hives

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Improve not remove: Many options exist for cosmetic improvement and include anti-inflammatories, peels, exfoliation, lasers, resurfacing, bleaching, excision, grafting, f ... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: I am surprised you got scarring from it unless the area was scratched to the point of bleeding. The dark spot will likely fade in weeks or months unle ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hives: First, you need to find out if they are truly hives. Second, hives have many many many causes and you might want to find out what is causing them. A q ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Norvell
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
antihistamines: This is a complicated question. The simple answer or first step would be to start with an over-the-counter antihistamine like zyrtec or claritin (lor ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
42 years experience Cardiology
BENADRIL: May need other treatments see an allergist.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
13 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hives treatment: If you have it for less than 6 weeks without any associated lung or gastrointestinal symptoms, and is not caused by food or drug allergies, it's usual ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brant Ward
12 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Antihistamines: For most people, hives can be controlled with one or a combination of antihistamines. A non-sedating antihistamine like Allegra (fexofenadine) or zyrt ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Several: The most common first line treatment is oral antihistamines such as claritin, Allegra and zyrtec. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can help, but lead to dr ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Lotz
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
It depends...: Hives can be acute, due to an allergic reaction (foods, meds, or stinging insect allergy). They can also be more chronic and due to other causes such ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See a specialist: either a dermatologist or an allergist/immunologist, chronic hives warrant professional evaluation

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