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what autoimmune diseases cause hives. i've been suffering now for years with no answers. what can i do to help them because benadryl doesn't work.

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Chronic urticaria: can be due to an autoimmune disorder, or mostly has no cause, yes it can stay for years, you need to see an allergist/Immunologist or a dermatologist for assessment, meanwhile you can take cetirizine or Loratadine OTC regularly , read the labels carefully, as benadryl won't work after sometime, best wishes
Answered on Jun 22, 2018

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