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A 29-year-old female asked:

my hands are inflamed, itchy and swollen, and a few spots of hives have developed at my wrist. could this be allergies?

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Dr. Duane Gels
Allergy and Immunology 37 years experience
Likely. : If new hives, think food (within four hours, esp top 8 allergens), medication, insect stings. Top 8: egg, cow milk, wheat, soy, peanut, tree nut, fish, shellfish. But if hives keep coming >4-6 weeks, think immune, viral, stress, physical environment hives. Could also be contact dermatitis. Check w allergist.

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Last updated May 31, 2015

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