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Do hives get progressively worse?
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Dr. Sean McGhee
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
For people that have had hives for a long period of time (more than a couple months) they may get better and worse in intensity off and on, but don't usually worsen steadily or progressively.
However, they may continue for a long time, which can be frustrating. Usually, we can find a combination of medicines that controls most hives, but it can take some trial and error to find what works.

In brief: No
For people that have had hives for a long period of time (more than a couple months) they may get better and worse in intensity off and on, but don't usually worsen steadily or progressively.
However, they may continue for a long time, which can be frustrating. Usually, we can find a combination of medicines that controls most hives, but it can take some trial and error to find what works.
Dr. Sean McGhee
Dr. Sean McGhee
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Dr. Alan Khadavi
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Yes
Most definitely they can.

In brief: Yes
Most definitely they can.
Dr. Alan Khadavi
Dr. Alan Khadavi
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