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Is there a difference between heat hives and hives?

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Dr. Michael P Vaughn
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Yes

Urticaria, "hives" are itchy, raised red bumps that typically move around from one skin site to another and last less than 24hrs in one location (hives can occur daily, but typically come and go).
Cholinergic urticaria "heat hives" are hives that occur when the body is overheated by exercise. Raising the body temperature more than 0.7 degrees (hot bath) may be sufficient to trigger "heat" hive.

In brief: Yes

Urticaria, "hives" are itchy, raised red bumps that typically move around from one skin site to another and last less than 24hrs in one location (hives can occur daily, but typically come and go).
Cholinergic urticaria "heat hives" are hives that occur when the body is overheated by exercise. Raising the body temperature more than 0.7 degrees (hot bath) may be sufficient to trigger "heat" hive.
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
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Dr. Andrew Murphy
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: No

Hives are hives what varies is what is causing the hives.

In brief: No

Hives are hives what varies is what is causing the hives.
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