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Can hives be symptoms of dog allergies?
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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
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Dr. Paul Carter
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Yes.
You can definitely get hives from exposure to a dog, if you are allergic to dogs.
Particularly where they lick you.

In brief: Yes.
You can definitely get hives from exposure to a dog, if you are allergic to dogs.
Particularly where they lick you.
Dr. Paul Carter
Dr. Paul Carter
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