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A 41-year-old male asked:

my husband was prescribed prednisone for hives. it keeps them at bay, but when he tapers it, they come back. is it possible it's lymphoma? he hasn't h

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Dr. Kristin Sokol
Allergy and Immunology 12 years experience
See an allergist: A male that has hives that recur after stopping prednisone sounds like chronic urticaria (a fancy word for long term hives). Chronic urticaria can be caused by many different reasons. He should see an allergist/immunologist. This type of specialist will be able to do a thorough history and physical examination to determine if he requires more testing.

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