A member asked:

When i stand for any period of time (< 1 hour), i get large, red, itchy raised blotches on my legs and ankles, similar to hives. how to prevent this??

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Dr. Kristin Sokol answered

Specializes in Allergy and Immunology

Hives: This could be a form of pressure urticaria (hives caused by pressure). Try taking long-acting non-sedating antihistamine like zyrtec or allegra once a day and see if symptoms subside.

Answered 4/26/2017



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