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I have had hives for several years now and no one can give me a diagnosis. What could it be? Im not allergic to any foods
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Dr. Paul Carter
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Autoimmune Urticaria
About 50% of chronic hives are caused by autoimmune antibodies.
No cure. But use high dose antihistamines to prevent hives.

In brief: Autoimmune Urticaria
About 50% of chronic hives are caused by autoimmune antibodies.
No cure. But use high dose antihistamines to prevent hives.
Dr. Paul Carter
Dr. Paul Carter
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: It's a hard one
Unfortunately, the cause of hives often cannot be found.
Simple things like exposure to cold air may trigger that. I've heard of case of hives caused by thyroid dysfunction. I personally believe there may be a hormonal problem that is causing that, but what hormone is doing that is hard to tell. Sometimes empiric treatment may be attempted to find a reliever. I truly sympathize your frustration.

In brief: It's a hard one
Unfortunately, the cause of hives often cannot be found.
Simple things like exposure to cold air may trigger that. I've heard of case of hives caused by thyroid dysfunction. I personally believe there may be a hormonal problem that is causing that, but what hormone is doing that is hard to tell. Sometimes empiric treatment may be attempted to find a reliever. I truly sympathize your frustration.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine
In brief: Even...
Anxiety and stress can cause hives.

In brief: Even...
Anxiety and stress can cause hives.
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Dr. Slade Suchecki
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