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How can you make welts fade away, from rubberband snapping?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine
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In brief: Stop snapping and..

Well, the obivious is stopping what is causing it, in your case, snapping with rubberband.
Topical cortisone, calamnide, oral zyrtec/benadryl can help. You probably have dermatographia (writting on skin) in which light trauma/pressure to skin causes the hive to appear. Often, the search for the specific cause is illusive. If not better or worsen, call your doc. Good luck.

In brief: Stop snapping and..

Well, the obivious is stopping what is causing it, in your case, snapping with rubberband.
Topical cortisone, calamnide, oral zyrtec/benadryl can help. You probably have dermatographia (writting on skin) in which light trauma/pressure to skin causes the hive to appear. Often, the search for the specific cause is illusive. If not better or worsen, call your doc. Good luck.
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