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How do I control the spreading of hives?
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Dr. Thomas Klein
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Many ways
Treatment of hives includes the following: 1.
Eliminate or treat the underlying cause 2. Antihistamines like allegra 3. H2 blockers like zantac 4. Steroid pills 5. Doxepin 6. Cyclosporine in severe cases.

In brief: Many ways
Treatment of hives includes the following: 1.
Eliminate or treat the underlying cause 2. Antihistamines like allegra 3. H2 blockers like zantac 4. Steroid pills 5. Doxepin 6. Cyclosporine in severe cases.
Dr. Thomas Klein
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Dr. Luke Hermann
Emergency Medicine
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In brief: Antihistamines
Hives are a result of an allergic reaction.
If you know what you are allergic to, the first step is to avoid further contact with that substance. Antihistamine medications (i.e. Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) claritin, zyrtec) all help limit the allergic response. In severe cases another class of antihistamine (pepcid or zantac) can also be added.

In brief: Antihistamines
Hives are a result of an allergic reaction.
If you know what you are allergic to, the first step is to avoid further contact with that substance. Antihistamine medications (i.e. Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) claritin, zyrtec) all help limit the allergic response. In severe cases another class of antihistamine (pepcid or zantac) can also be added.
Dr. Luke Hermann
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