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My sister says she has urticaria. Are family members more likely to get the same thing?

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Dr. Steven Machtinger
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
10 doctors agree

In brief: No

Urticaria affects about 1 in 10 or 12 people but it doesn't run in families.

In brief: No

Urticaria affects about 1 in 10 or 12 people but it doesn't run in families.
Dr. Steven Machtinger
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Dr. Maziar Rezvani
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

On the cause but in most cases, hives do not follow genetic patterns.

In brief: Depends

On the cause but in most cases, hives do not follow genetic patterns.
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