A member asked:

Ive been itching looking like hives i believe, they go away and turn red but than i need to itch so bad again! and i havnt done nothing out of normal.

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Dr. Kristin Sokol answered

Specializes in Allergy and Immunology

Hives: Hives are a very common but annoying symptom. Take a long-acting non-sedating antihistamine like zyrtec or allegra 1-2 times/day to help with itching. Hives can be caused by many different things (food, medicine, insect sting, being sick, latex, other exposures, etc). Often we do not find a cause for hives. If hives last a long time or are associated with difficulty breathing, see doctor.

Answered 4/26/2017

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