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Could babies get hives from teething?

Could babies get hives from teething?

No: Teething does not cause (hives) body rashes. If they are drooling a lot from teething they may get a drool rash on their cheeks and neck but that is it. Other than diaper rash, if your baby as a rash elsewhere I would have them evaluated by their pediatrician. ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Ott
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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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Breastfed infant keeps having recurring hives. What could be wrong?

Breastfed infant keeps having recurring hives. What could be wrong?

Recurring hives: If hives last more than 6 weeks, it is chronic hives. You should bring your child to see an allergist to be evaluated and treated. If your child also has abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and difficulty breathing, it might be an indication of an allergic reaction and needs to be evaluated. For simple hives less than 6 weeks, it is usually benign. Otc allergy meds can help with it. ...Read more

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Can hiv+'ve marry hives +'ve and give birth to babies?

Yes: Hiv disease will not prevent pregnancy, but the risk that the baby will be born hiv+ is not eliminated. It can be minimized with therapy by reducing viral load and prophylaxis during pregnancy can be employed in women who have a measurable viral load, but there are no guarantees. ...Read more

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If my 9 month old infant has broken out in hives possibly from a food allergy, is there an antihistamine?

If my 9 month old infant has broken out in hives possibly from a food allergy, is there an antihistamine?

Call pediatrician: There are antihistamines that can be used for infants. The dose should be adjusted for your infant's weight. Non-sedating antihistamines are preferred as drowsiness after hives may be a symptom of a more serious allergic reaction called anaphylaxis. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can also sometimes cause unexpected irritability. You will want to discuss these issues with your pediatrician. ...Read more

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My child has had a low grade fever and some cold symptoms since Monday (mild cough).Today he developed hives as well. What can I do aside from Benadryl (diphenhydramine)?

My child has had a low grade fever and some cold symptoms since Monday (mild cough).Today he developed hives as well. What can I do aside from Benadryl (diphenhydramine)?

Hydration & perhaps: A longer acting antihistamine like zyrtec or claritin (loratadine) (depending on your childs age). It sound like your child had a viral upper respiratory illness, & hives are often associated with viral illnesses, along with many other possible causes (food, medications, environmental exposures, etc). Hives often get worse the 1st few days, then get gradually better. If wheezing, swelling develop see Dr ASAP. ...Read more

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A 5 year old has been randomly vomiting since october 2nd with no flu or cold symptoms. The child gets red eyes and had hives and bruising under the skin. We went to the e.R. But are not satisfied. Opinions?

A 5 year old has been randomly vomiting since october 2nd with no flu or cold symptoms. The child gets red eyes and had hives and bruising under the skin. We went to the e.R. But are not satisfied. Opinions?

See a doctor: Problems like this can be quite complex--you should take your child to a pediatrician. The er is a great place for emergencies, but this is a more complicated problem and needs the attention and care of your pediatrician. ...Read more

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How long does it take hives on a baby to go away?

How long does it take hives on a baby to go away?

Usually under 6 wk.: In about 80% of hive cases they resolve within 6 wk. If the hives last longer then about 80% of those cases resolve within 1 yr. Treatment with antihistamines can control the hives until they resolve on their own. Consult your pediatrician to confirm diagnosis and get treatment. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hives?

What are the symptoms of hives?

Itching and rash: Hives are a red raised rash often described as welts. Itching is often very intense. Hives are usually warm to the touch and feel "puffy". ...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 symptoms does someone with hives have?

Hives: Red, itchy welts that blanch when pressed on. Can start small and coalesce into large patches....Or simply get bigger and bigger. Main symptom is that they are extremely itchy. ...Read more

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Sure, I've heard of hives. But now that my child may have it, I want to know what it really does to the body.?

Hives: Usually just uncomfortable and sometimes unsightly. Most times hives will burn out, never to return. Sometimes they fester or will come & go intermittently. Antihistamines are best for suppression. Long term side effects from hives are not something to worry about. If you are worried, definitely see an allergist to test for what might be the causative factor to get it treated. ...Read more

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Well I have a few problems, health wise. I've been having what's seems to be symptoms of (hives) been on and off for atleast four months!

Well I have a few problems, health wise. I've been having what's seems to be symptoms of (hives) been on and off for atleast four months!

Hives: Hivea can be stimulated by exposure to allergens or other environmental causes but a work up is warranted because in some cases anaphylaxis can occur which can be dangerous or life threatening Recommend consulting with an allergist ...Read more

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I'm pregnant, and I think I have hives. Is it okay for my baby?

I'm pregnant, and I think I have hives. Is it okay for my baby?

Yes.: During pregnancy, there is a great deal of immune regulation that is changing due to multiple factors which are poorly understood. Some of these changes include triggering or increasing symptoms of asthma, rhinitis and urticaria (hives). Your hives are not harmful to the fetus but if they are causing you discomfort, I would suggest starting with Cetirizine 10mg daily. ...Read more

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Can hives be a symptom of contact urticaria?

Hives: Urticaria is the medical term for hives. Contact urticaria happens when you come into contact with something your skin is allergic to and you develop hives from it. The best thing to do is avoid contact with that thing your skin is allergic to. ...Read more

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If I have hives will my baby be born with hives?

No: Hives are signs of an allergic response. They are self limited. Babies may inherit a susceptibility to. Allergens, do not expect your baby to have hives at birth. ...Read more

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I have all the symptoms of hives but without redness.?

I have all the symptoms of hives but without redness.?

Hives: Hives that itch and are pale and raised are still hives. Hives that do not itch may be a genetic problem. ...Read more

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I've been dealing with chronic hives for about 10 years, wondering if there's anything I can do to reduce symptoms?

I've been dealing with chronic hives for about 10 years, wondering if there's anything I can do to reduce symptoms?

Perhaps: Unfortunately, sometimes hives last for decades. The usual medications like antihistamines (h1 and h2) are first line. Some patients can have improvement with montelukast and recently the medication Omalizumab injection was shown to help with hives. (it's approved for asthma currently). An allergist can review the list of treatments and find one that may help. It's frustrating--hang in there! ...Read more

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Had mesh removal surg. 11days ago. Incision is partly open. Any correlation to the hives like symptoms I keep getting?

Unlikely: Medications, antibiotics, tape, other allergy more likely for hives.
Surgeon may have left an opening to drain after mesh out.
Ask him or her! ...Read more

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I've been breaking out in hives for about 2 months now, and its been happening constantly. No other symptom but the hives. What could this b.

I've been breaking out in hives for about 2 months now, and its been happening constantly. No other symptom but the hives. What could this b.

Chronic hives: Hives (urticaria) that have been present for over 2 months typically fall into 3 categories. 1. Chronic autoimmune-body is reacting against itself; blood test available
2. Chronic idiopathic-we don't know why
3. Physical urticaria; many triggers such as heat, cold, dermagraphism.
Anxiety can make hives worse, but don't assume it is just nerves. Allergies are a more frequent cause of acute hives. ...Read more

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I'm treating myself for hives. I have 10mg 24 hour relief anitihistamie. After taking two symptoms lesson for a few hours. How many can I takeforrelief?

See your doctor!: Good morning,
urticaria (hives) is a difficult condition even for immunologists to make a diagnosis. Most hives are caused by viruses promoting an instability in the functioning of immune system, and should subside in due course. Some underlying conditions and allergies need investigation by your physician. If symptoms persist, tests need to be done as a guidance for future treatment. See a doctor. ...Read more

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Can hives be symptoms of dog allergies?

Can hives be symptoms of dog allergies?

Yes if when with dog: Any severe allergy can cause hives in the allergic person, so yes, hives could be due to a dog. More people are allergic to cats than are allergic to dogs, by a large percentage, but some people have life- threatening dog allergies. Severe reactions can include eye swelling, throat- closing, coughing and asthma, and shock, as well as skin rashes including hives. ...Read more

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What can I use for my hives while nursing the baby?

Anti-histamine: Generally anti-histamines can be used during pregnancy, so i'd think you could use one while nursing also. You baby's pediatrician may have experience with this kind of problem, ideas, or suggestions. ...Read more

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Are daily hives breakouts a common symptom of angioedema?

Are daily hives breakouts a common symptom of angioedema?

They can be: Chronic hives are thought to be an autoimmune reaction to the cells that make histamine, and can be associated with swelling of the lips and tongue. This type of angioedema is usually itchy and rarely affects the back of the throat or causes trouble breathing. The hereditary form of angioedema does not cause hives and does not itch, but can cause trouble breathing. See an allergist for more info. ...Read more

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For a child who had hives attack what is the best medicine for fever and pain.

2 separete things: For hives, as far as over the counter medications, then Diphenhydramine (benedry) can work well esp for itching. For fever and pain, if your child is above 6 mos, then Ibuprofen is best. For 2-6 mos, Acetaminophen will work. Dosing for these meds can be found online. The better question is why is you child having both of these normally separate problems, he should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing chronic hives since my baby was 3 months old. I never have hives in my life and now I am having flare ups every 3 days.?

I've been experiencing chronic hives since my baby was 3 months old. I never have hives in my life and now I am having flare ups every 3 days.?

Chronic hives: You need to be evaluated, condition can be managed, but some blood work, after being examined, may be needed, better get checked by an allergist/dermatologist, check aaaai. Org or acaai. Org for an allergist in your area, good luck ...Read more

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Started eating mostly fruits and no junk, symptoms felt better for heat hives. Symptoms gradually started a month after starting junk a year ago. Why?

Started eating mostly fruits and no junk, symptoms felt better for heat hives. Symptoms gradually started a month after starting junk a year ago. Why?

Food Allergy: Food allergies are more common that we think. Hives can be a sign of an allergic response to an irritant. Keep up the good work by removing foods that have caused you to feel unwell. You may want to seek allergy testing. Ask your primary care physician for assistance. ...Read more

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Is the hives over the body and hand is symptomps of pregnancy?

Is the hives over the body and hand is symptomps of pregnancy?

No: Though hormones have been shown to affect hives, no, Harish, hives are not a reliable indication of pregnancy. I have seen certain women get hives during pregnancy, though. I would ask her to be careful with taking medicine if she is pregnant, especially if she is in the early stages. ...Read more

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Will hives while pregnant affect unborn child?

No: Hives are common. 1 in 5 people gets them at some point in their lives. Generally, if not caused by food or drug or bee sting allergy, they are not a sign of a dangerous problem. Unless you have another underlying problem causing the hives, there should be no affect on the fetus. But make sure you tell your ob. ...Read more