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Why I get itchy hives after drinking certain alcoholic beverages i.E. Beer, some red wine etc but ok with others? 
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Dr. Steven Machtinger
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
5 doctors agree
In brief: Tough question
Because wine & beer don't share common ingredients other than alcohol & you tolerate other alcoholic beverages.
You might have 2 allergies - hops & something else in wine. Try michelob - supposedly made with rice hops. Is there a pattern to your wine hives - grape variety, region of origin, etc. Or be the designated driver. You may not be the life of the party but you will help save lives.

In brief: Tough question
Because wine & beer don't share common ingredients other than alcohol & you tolerate other alcoholic beverages.
You might have 2 allergies - hops & something else in wine. Try michelob - supposedly made with rice hops. Is there a pattern to your wine hives - grape variety, region of origin, etc. Or be the designated driver. You may not be the life of the party but you will help save lives.
Dr. Steven Machtinger
Dr. Steven Machtinger
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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Allergy
Your hives may be due to an allergy to something in those beverages that make you break out, best to avoid them.

In brief: Allergy
Your hives may be due to an allergy to something in those beverages that make you break out, best to avoid them.
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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