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What can cause hives besides an allergic reaction?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Releasing histamine

Hives are due to a release of histamine in the skin, commonly due to allergy to foods, medicines, viruses, molds, animals, pollens, etc.
.. Some people release histamine and get hives when exposed to cold temperatures, cold water, sunshine, stressful situations, etc... Other people with hives may have internal medical conditions such as chemical imbalances, intestinal parasites, etc...

In brief: Releasing histamine

Hives are due to a release of histamine in the skin, commonly due to allergy to foods, medicines, viruses, molds, animals, pollens, etc.
.. Some people release histamine and get hives when exposed to cold temperatures, cold water, sunshine, stressful situations, etc... Other people with hives may have internal medical conditions such as chemical imbalances, intestinal parasites, etc...
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Hives

Foods, infections (usually post-viral), autoimmune disease, hormones, medications, lymphomas (very rare).

In brief: Hives

Foods, infections (usually post-viral), autoimmune disease, hormones, medications, lymphomas (very rare).
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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