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Wife has got bad skin allergy since yesterday. Large red spots (as huge mosquito bites). Avil inj helped last night. Why so? Possible causes?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Hives

Cause food allergy- seafood, chocolate, peanuts, strawberries.
Other causes medications either prescription or o/c. Could also be reqction to infection. Suppress with antihistamines and look for cause. If extensive and persistent see dermatologist or allergist for workup.

In brief: Hives

Cause food allergy- seafood, chocolate, peanuts, strawberries.
Other causes medications either prescription or o/c. Could also be reqction to infection. Suppress with antihistamines and look for cause. If extensive and persistent see dermatologist or allergist for workup.
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Dr. Lisa Kates
Dermatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Urticia or Hives

The 2 most common causes are medications ( over the counter or prescription) and recent infections especially viral.
Antihistamines will provide temporary relief of the symptoms. If the lesions persist a medical work up is needed.

In brief: Urticia or Hives

The 2 most common causes are medications ( over the counter or prescription) and recent infections especially viral.
Antihistamines will provide temporary relief of the symptoms. If the lesions persist a medical work up is needed.
Dr. Lisa Kates
Dr. Lisa Kates
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