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Canton, MI
A 19-year-old female 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
Allergy and Immunology 13 years experience
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.

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