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I am a white, 42 year old male. My skin, specifically my chest region, turns splotchy red after a hot shower or strenuous activity. What causes this?
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
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In brief: Hives
This in temporary it is a release of histamine after exercise or pressure from a hot shower. An oral over the counter no tiring antihistamine such as claritin, (loratadine) allegro, or zyrtc could suppress the reaction.

In brief: Hives
This in temporary it is a release of histamine after exercise or pressure from a hot shower. An oral over the counter no tiring antihistamine such as claritin, (loratadine) allegro, or zyrtc could suppress the reaction.
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