A 19-year-old female asked:
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what autoimmune disease causes hives? my friend has been getting hive and the allergic doc she went to did blood work so far.

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: There are numerous disorders that can cause hives. You can search the internet for specifics.
Answered on Oct 14, 2015
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hives: Hiives generally are without a known cause. But can be associated with autoimmune disease.
Answered on Dec 28, 2013

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