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I have had chronic urticaria for 10 years. Any suggestions on treatment?

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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine

In brief: Very difficult topic

Nobody knows, but suspicion exists that the allergy is directed at your own tissues.

In brief: Very difficult topic

Nobody knows, but suspicion exists that the allergy is directed at your own tissues.
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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: See allergists

If the condition is controlled by high dose antihistamine (benadryl (diphenhydramine) may not be the best choice since it makes one drowsy), you may just continue on it.
If not, then you should consult an allergist since there are other options besides prednisone.

In brief: See allergists

If the condition is controlled by high dose antihistamine (benadryl (diphenhydramine) may not be the best choice since it makes one drowsy), you may just continue on it.
If not, then you should consult an allergist since there are other options besides prednisone.
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