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I've been trying to conceive for 2 yrs & scared my tubes could be blocked. I had severe internal hives in the past. Could they cause blocked tubes?

I've been trying to conceive for 2 yrs & scared my tubes could be blocked. I had severe internal hives in the past. Could they cause blocked tubes?

See a doctor: If you've tried for 2 years, a good gynecologist or fertility doc can help. Tubal problems are fairly common, but you can only tell by testing. I am not completely sure what 'internal hives' are, but unless you refer to pelvic inflammatory disease/pid, it's not likely. Good luck! ...Read more

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Hives (Definition)

An outbreak of red bumps or wheals that appear quickly after exposure to certain allergens (foods, medications, other substances). They can vary in size, are itchy, can burn, and can last for up to ...Read more


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Are hives caused by contact substances or internal substances such as food?

Are hives caused by contact substances or internal substances such as food?

Can be either: Hives can be caused by food, contact with substances, stress, cold, exercise, etc. They are simply a reaction to something and not specific for any one cause. If there is any shortness of breath, tightness in the chest or chest pain seek immediate medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Could hives in inner thighs be due to gluten?

Could hives in inner thighs be due to gluten?

Possible: Hives can be caused by numerous diseases/allergens. There is no data that suggests hives in a particular location is caused by a particular entity. ...Read more

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I'm breaking out in hives looks like scratches on my back inner thighs Arms shoulders in head I've been taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) every 4 hours and isn't workin?

I'm breaking out in hives looks like scratches on my back inner thighs Arms shoulders in head I've been taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) every 4 hours and isn't workin?

See doctor: How long have you had the hives? If this has been present for weeks and you have no response to Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) you need to consult your doctor or an allergist. Be sure that you are not taking any drug which may be causing the problem in the meanwhile. ...Read more

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I've been on methimazole for 6 yrs & recently have developed itchy hives on my chest/inner arms/scalp/neck/ears and occasionally back & legs-related?

I've been on methimazole for 6 yrs & recently have developed itchy hives on my chest/inner arms/scalp/neck/ears and occasionally back & legs-related?

Maybe: Methimazole is notorious for causing a rash. It is unusual to get a rash after 6 yr, but it is possible. Presumably you have graves disease? Perhaps it is time to reevaluate your hyperthyroidism and think about definitive treatment. See your endocrinologist. ...Read more

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What would cause hives that come and go throughout the day, appearing symmetrically? Ex. Ears then subside; armpits then subside; inner thighs, etc.

See a dermatologist: Begin with a diagnosis. If hives, is it physical (dermographism) or allergic or other. How long? If hives daily for more than 6 weeks, likely chronic urticaria, which is not an allergy. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is a poor choice because it is more of a sleeping pill which should never be used if you drive or work. Zyrtec (generic ceterizine) is more effective and much safer. You can also try 1 or 2 claratin. ...Read more

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I have been suffering with chronic idiopathic urticaria on and off for 10 years. I seem to be having hives internally. Plz help?

I have been suffering with chronic idiopathic urticaria on and off for 10 years. I seem to be having hives internally. Plz help?

Urticaria: The cause of chronic urticaria can be very elusive. Obvious allergies are often not present. An allergist is best qualified to evaluate, advise and treat you. ...Read more

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Why am I getting hives?

Why am I getting hives?

Hives: Http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/guide/hives-urticaria-angioedema#1

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How should I control hives?

How should I control hives?

Find trigger first: If a trigger for the hives is found, this should be avoided. If no obvious trigger, antihistamines such as claritin, (loratadine) allegra, zyrtec are indicated for treatment of hives. An allergist can assist in finding the trigger and developing a treatment plan for the hives. Sometimes different doses of antihistamines are used or combinations with other medications are used to obtain control. ...Read more

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What can I do about hives?

Don't worry!: Hive are uncomfortable, but not dangerous or contagious. For acute hives, the cause is frequently found and easily treated with antihistamines and avoiding the trigger. For chronic hives (>6 weeks), an allergist can assist in finding the trigger and a treatment plan that does not include steroids. Don't panic...Anxiety may aggravate hives. ...Read more

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Can I die from getting hives?

Very rare: It is rare for idiopathic hives (spontaneous hives without an obvious cause) to be deadly. Some people may get swelling of the lips or tongue, but it only rarely affects the breathing. If it does, Epinephrine can be lifesaving. Allergic reactions (to food, insect stings, medications, etc.) can cause hives and can be deadly. Again, Epinephrine is the treatment. See an allergist for more info. ...Read more

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How come I keep getting hives?

Do not know: Recurrent urticaria warrants medical evaluation. I would start with your family doctor. However may need to be seen by an allergist. ...Read more

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How do I get relief from hives?

Avoid: Avoid the causative agent. Use an over the counter antihistamine such as Cetirizine in adequate dose. Cool compresses, avoidance of heat and irritants. Consider additional agents if these don't work. See your doc. ...Read more

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What should I do about my hives?

What should I do about my hives?

Hives: Hives:
http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/guide/hives-urticaria-angioedema#1

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What can I do to treat my hives?

Hive treatment: Hives (urticaria) are common affecting up to 25% of the population. Hives are not dangerous, but very uncomfortable. The majority of people respond well to antihistamines such as zyrtec, claritin, (loratadine) allegra, etc. It's best to avoid Prednisone (steroids). An allergist can assist if symptoms are not improving. ...Read more

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What can I do about these hives?

What can I do about these hives?

Antihistamines: Hives are very common affecting 25% of the population. If the trigger of the hives can be identified, then avoid the trigger. To decrease the itching and redness, an antihistamine such as allegra, zyrtec, claritin, Clarinex or xyzal (levocetirizine) can help without causing a lot of drowsiness. Usually antihistamines and time will work; if not, an allergist can help find the trigger and offer other treatments. ...Read more

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How can I solve my hives problem?

Allergist can help: Hives can be challenging when it comes to determining a trigger, especially if the hives have gone on for > 6 weeks (chronic hives). An allergist or dermatologist can assist in determining the hives. Generally, only a few tests are needed; even then, frequently the "cause" may remain unsolved, but don't miss an opportunity to find the solution. ...Read more

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How do I make my baby hives go away?

Hives: Hives are often transient in children. Most often I have personally found that it is usually due to one of three things: (1) post-viral infection; (2) antibiotics; (3) new food. Otc antihistamines will help. ...Read more

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What can I put on hives to sooth it?

Topicals don't work: Hives are caused by the release of a substance called histamine, which causes the characteristic "wheal and flare" skin reaction. Creams don't work because they do nothing to prevent histamine release. Try allegra, (fexofenadine) which is now otc; if that doesn't work, your hives may be due to an internal trigger, and your doctor will need to run some tests to find it. ...Read more

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Why do I get hives while exercising?

Urticaria: Cholinergic urticaria is a rash brought on by physical stimulus. The stimulus might be heat but thought also to be sweating. Hives last a short time. It develops usually in response to exercise, bathing, in heated environment, or emotional stress. ...Read more

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What could I do to make hives go away?

Hives: Chronic hives are a plague and can be a nuisance to control, consult an allergist to help you keep them at bay. ...Read more

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How do I control the spreading of hives?

How do I control the spreading of hives?

Many ways: Treatment of hives includes the following:
1. Eliminate or treat the underlying cause
2. Antihistamines like allegra
3. H2 blockers like zantac
4. Steroid pills
5. Doxepin
6. Cyclosporine in severe cases. ...Read more

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What do you recommend I do for my hives?

What do you recommend I do for my hives?

Antihistamines: Over-the-counter non-sedating antihistamines like Allegra, Claritin, or Zyrtec are helpful for persistent hives while sedating antihistamine like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can be helpful for acute hives. If you have persistent hive reactions consider being seen by an Allergist for further treatment and evaluation. There are many triggers of hives so determining right trigger is important moving forward. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat my hives quickly?

Hives: Antihistamines such as otc Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may help. Topicals are typically ineffective. Treat hives by looking for the possible underlying cause. See an allergist if your pcp can't provide answers. ...Read more

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I keep getting hives. How do I stop this?

I keep getting hives. How do I stop this?

Daily antihistamine: Most people with chronic hives have an internal imbalance in their allergy system. The hives are not caused by some external substance. Daily antihistamine, otc, is usually effective. If taking an otc antihistamine daily for a week does not control the hives, an allergist can help. ...Read more