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Orange Park, FL
A 31-year-old female asked:

My 10 yr old boy has been getting hives and welts on his legs, arms, stomach, neck and hands for 3weeks now! help what can it be causing them?

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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics 27 years experience
See below: Hives can be caused by anything under the sun (including the sun - solar hives). Therefore, determining the cause is very difficult. By definition, chronic hives is defined as occurring after 6 weeks of daily symptoms, but i refer at 3 weeks to dermatology or allergy. I would see you doc for an evaluation and possible referral.
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