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Dark painful spot with red around it i had hive from allergic reation they went away now have a dark painful spot with red around it?

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: More than hives

Typically after hives resolve, the skin returns to normal without pigmentation changes (dark spots) or pain.
On occasion, a different kind of allergic reaction called vasculitis can occur where inflammation of the blood vessels occurs. These types of reactions can lead to skin pigmentation changes and may be more painful than itchy. A dermatologist can perform a small biopsy to help sort it out.

In brief: More than hives

Typically after hives resolve, the skin returns to normal without pigmentation changes (dark spots) or pain.
On occasion, a different kind of allergic reaction called vasculitis can occur where inflammation of the blood vessels occurs. These types of reactions can lead to skin pigmentation changes and may be more painful than itchy. A dermatologist can perform a small biopsy to help sort it out.
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