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what do you do for hives?

By July 28, 2010 - 6:13am
 
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Hi yollonnda,
Thanks for finding EmpowHer and asking your question.
Sorry you're having to deal with hives. What do you think is causing the outbreak? Have you ever seen a doctor about your hives?
According to MedlinePlus, hives is a skin condition that usually is caused by an allergic reaction to drugs or food. It usually goes away on its own, but a severe case may need treatment from a doctor. They may administer a cortisone shot, or prescribe medicine. If your hives ever come with the additional symptom of difficulty breathing, get immediate medical attention--allergies can sometimes be life threatening.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/hives.html
Let us know how you're doing.

July 28, 2010 - 8:10am
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