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does strep cause hives?

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Dr. Douglas Lotz
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
It can: Infections such as streptococcal pharyngitis (strep throat) can cause acute hives, however, there are numerous other potential causes of hives, including significant allergic reactions. Discuss with your pmd or consult a board certified allergist to get more information.
Answered on Oct 9, 2017
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