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my skin swells sometimes. sometimes it itches other times it doesn't . the lumps/swells are usually numb and disappears after a while. what's this pls?

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Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 10 years experience
Hives: Transient welts seem consistent with hives. Chronic hives of >6weeks duration deserve work up as it can be a sign of serious underlying disease. For potential causes: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/137362-overview#aw2aab6b2b3aa. A virtual consult to discuss triggers and treatment options can help.

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