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Are bumps on my hand a sign of hives?

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Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
Preventive Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Hives

Hives come up suddenly in itch very intensely.
They also usually disappear and may come and go. Other types of bumps that don't itch are usually not hives.

In brief: Hives

Hives come up suddenly in itch very intensely.
They also usually disappear and may come and go. Other types of bumps that don't itch are usually not hives.
Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
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Dr. Thomas Klein
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Could be

Hives can occur anywhere on the body.
Hives are red, raised, itchy areas that come and go and vary in size. They can be caused by a variety of issues: 1. Allergies to pollens, mold, dust, food, drugs and bee stings 2. Infections like hepatitis 3. Autoimmunity 4. Vaculitis 5. Idiopathic – unknown cause – very common treatment may include antihistamines, h2 blockers, steroids, doxepin.

In brief: Could be

Hives can occur anywhere on the body.
Hives are red, raised, itchy areas that come and go and vary in size. They can be caused by a variety of issues: 1. Allergies to pollens, mold, dust, food, drugs and bee stings 2. Infections like hepatitis 3. Autoimmunity 4. Vaculitis 5. Idiopathic – unknown cause – very common treatment may include antihistamines, h2 blockers, steroids, doxepin.
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