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what allergies are the most likely causes of urticaria

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Urticaria: Milk, cheese, egg, protein products, wheat, cereals, certain daals as used in india, peas, orange, fish, chicken, etc. Synthetic and natural food addi ... Read More
Dr. Anlin Xu
Dr. Anlin Xu answered
24 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Food allergy: Urticaria is a common presentation of food allergy. The common food allergens r peanut, tree nuts, milk, egg white, wheat, seafood, etc. But any food ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Sublett
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Any allergy can.: Urticaria (hives) is due to true allergy only 10% of the time. Any type of allergy can cause the skin rash. Foods & drugs are the most common. Other ... Read More
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hives: Pollens, stress, thyroid issues, infections, autoimmune disorders, medications.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Skin and blood tests: To evaluate urticaria (hives) that come more than one time, a doctor can first examine and talk with the patient. Then blood tests can be done, to che ... Read More
Dr. HENRY LEGERE
19 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Usually none : Depending on the specifics of your reactions you might not need labs or testing at all. Hives can usually be controlled with an aggressive antihistami ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Raisins : Raisins are not a natural product. What is meant by unprocessed? How did they make the grapes into raisins? There-in likely is the answer.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Separate issues: Vitamin D deficiency is not a likely cause of urticaria. Allergy to pollen is a separate issue and needs different treatment. For good health - Have a ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Overholt
26 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Take antihistamines: If your urticaria has an obvious cause, like peanuts or shrimp, or if you are experiencing lip swelling, tongue swelling, trouble breathing or light ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Madhukar Punja
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Allergy to sun: Its a type of urticaria (hives) triggered by sun's uv rays. It is a rare condition and can cause severe discomfort to individuals with this condition ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Betacarotene: Sun avoidance, betacarotene orally, and oral antihistamines. If severe steroids.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
50 years experience Dermatology
Sunblocker: If truly it's caused by sun, sunblockers might help, favoring the ones can block uva. Antihistamines might be used to relieve the symptoms.

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