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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hives: Without seeing the welts, i presume they are hives which can often be controlled with antihistamine. There are however many causes for hives and not ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
Hives: Sounds like hives. Often hives are from something you inhaled or ate. I would go to an urgent care to be evaluated
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Show them 2 MD: Can't tell here. You need a history and physical exam, maybe labs or skin biopsy. See your doc.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hives: Sounds like hives but could be bug bites, bed bugs, tic bites, or a different type of nodule altogether (erythema nodosum). You really need to see a d ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Skin disease: Although allergic reactions may be due to food or medication allergies, certain common detergents also produce itching with "welts" in areas of persp ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
? Urticaria: Acute urticaris can present as such, most of time no reason can be found if we exclude a reaction to food, drug or garment. At times there could be a ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Garner
16 years experience Cardiology
No, but...: It could be due to the blood pressure meds he's taking. What you're describing could be unrelated, but it could also be a side effect of certain meds, ... Read More
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A 4-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Hives : Hives, also known as urticaria, are itchy, raised, usually reddish pinkish in color welts found on the skin. In most cases, hives are caused by an al ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rashed Hasan
31 years experience Pediatrics
URTI with urticaria: It appears that you have an infectious process (probably viral) but it could be due other organisms. Some of these infections do lead to urticaria (wh ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
29 years experience Dermatology
Many things cause: welts or urticaria. to really find out you need to keep both a food diary and product diary (what goes in your body and what goes on your body) but ev ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly: Dryer sheets are known to irritate skin, but before you blame the allergy on the sheets, try to investigate if food, wool, perfume, or insect bites in ... Read More
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