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Had hives from drinking 1beer & 5 shots of spirits. Doctors said not allergic to alcohol, but had hives when i drank beer again. What am i allergic to?

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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: See allergist

Although uncommon, one can be allergic to beer which is composed of a grain, yeast, and water plus sulfite.
You may be allergic of any of the ingredients. Having said that,alcohol tends to worsen hives regardless of the cause.

In brief: See allergist

Although uncommon, one can be allergic to beer which is composed of a grain, yeast, and water plus sulfite.
You may be allergic of any of the ingredients. Having said that,alcohol tends to worsen hives regardless of the cause.
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