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Hives (medically known as urticaria) appear on the skin as wheals which are red, very itchy, smoothly elevated areas of skin often with a blanched...
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In some cases the cause is obvious—a person eats peanuts or shrimp, and then develops hives within a short time. Because there are so many possible...
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Hives fall into two categories: acute urticaria (ordinary hives which resolve after six to eight weeks) and chronic urticaria (which continue longer...
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The goal of treating most cases of ordinary urticaria is to relieve symptoms while the condition goes away by itself. The most commonly used oral...
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Finding the cause or causes of hives is VERY clinically difficult. There are no tests that would conclusively determine the specific cause. You can...
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In most instances, hives will improve with medications such as antihistamines. Low-sedating or nonsedating antihistamines are preferred. They are...
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That is a difficult question to answer since there are many different types of hives....and many variations depending on the patient's skin and...
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I have never heard that the lack of oxygen causes hives. Sorry.
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It would not be likely that low blood sugar would cause these isolated hives, and it would be difficult to prove. Do some investigation about her...
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Yes, hives could be a side effect. Nearly ALL medications have this potential, but anyone takind a new medication would be suspicious that this may...
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Hi I think your find the two are connected, a women's temperature will rise as your period starts, so if you get hives when you get hot, then now...
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Virtually ANYTHING can cause hives, and coconut oil could be one of the possibilities if you had contact with it.
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She is allergic to something, most likely. You and her allergist haven'tfound it quite yet, and may never find it. Some hives are caused by...
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Antihistamines are used for hives.....Benadryl (diphenhydramine), Claritin, Zyrtec, Allegra, etc. are over the counter antihistamines.
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Hives, or rash? Hives is a dangerous symptom to have and a doctor should be consulted. Stomach pain could be many different problems.