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What are good ways to cure itchy bumps/hives?

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Dr. Justin Greiwe
A Verified Doctoranswered
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Antihistamines: Over-the-counter non-sedating antihistamines like Allegra, Claritin, or Zyrtec are helpful for persistent hives while sedating antihistamine like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can be helpful for acute hives. If you have persistent hive reactions consider being seen by an Allergist for further treatment and evaluation. There are many triggers of hives so determining right trigger is important moving forward.
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