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8 Uncommon Causes of Hives

Wonder what caused your hives? It could be something you didn't expect – like water, sweat, heat, or stress. Learn about some uncommon causes of hives.

By Marisa Zeppieri-Caruana

Is Your Chronic Hives a Mystery?

While some people with chronic hives will never know why they're affected, seeing an allergist is the best way to find a treatment.

By Paula J. Busse, M.D.

Is Autoimmune Disease Triggering Your Hives?

Up to 40 percent of people with chronic hives also have autoimmune issues like thyroid disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and celiac. Are you one of them?

By Rachel Zohn

Is Your Body Attacking Itself?

Your own immune system may be the cause of chronic hives. Here's how to find out, and what you can do to control it.

By Rachel Zohn

Chronic Hives: Common Triggers

Learn about common triggers for hives in order to avoid them and lower your risk of an outbreak.

By Eileen Bailey