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Chronic Hives: Everything You Need to Know

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Woman with hives itching her wrist.
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What are hives (urticaria)?


Woman with hives itching her arm.
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What makes hives a chronic condition?


Man discussing chronic hives with his doctor.
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When should I contact a doctor?


Woman holding up a shrimp, a potential trigger of chronic hives.
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What causes chronic hives?


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How is chronic hives diagnosed?


Squeezing pain ointment out of a tube to ease the symptoms of chronic hives.
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How are hives managed?


Antihistamine injection to treat chronic hives.
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Which hive medications work best?


Woman with throat swelling as a side effect of chronic hives medication.
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What are other potential medical complications?


Acupuncture treatment to prevent a chronic hives flare-up.
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What are some ways I can prevent flare-ups?


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What does the future look like when you have chronic hives?


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Eileen Bailey

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Eileen Bailey is an award-winning author of six books on health and parenting topics and freelance writer specializing in health topics including ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer. Her wish is to provide readers with relevant and practical information on health conditions to help them make informed decisions regarding their health care.