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A 22-year-old female asked:

I get chronic hives several days and continuous before and after my period. also i get pressure hives. help !! ?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
See allergist: If your hives improve or subside during your period, you may have an allergy to progesterone. Try increasing your oral antihistamine (preferably a non-sedating one) to 2 to 4 x a day and see if it helps. Consider an allergy consultation.

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