A 58-year-old male asked:
I get hives everyother day and i have been tested for allergies but they found none, the dr says he can't help me any further. is there anything else?
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Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Yes: Although a cause for chronic hives is often unknown, a majority of the hives can be controlled with medications and other treatments. Allergy skin testing is rarely helpful in evaluating chronic hives and thus your negative tests were not unexpected. Consult an allergist and in the meanwhile try taking your antihistamine up to 4 x daily regularly. Don't despair.
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Last updated Dec 1, 2013
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