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Daniel More, MD

Hives, Welts and Welps

By August 19, 2007

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Urticaria goes by many names, but no matter what you call it, this itchy rash makes people miserable. And, hives are extremely common, occurring in at least 20% of people at some point during their lifetimes. In my allergy practice, I see at least a dozen or more patients each week who suffer from hives. While the cause of hives varies, and may only be curable in a certain number of cases, hives are almost always easily controlled.

Find out more about urticaria, including the physical urticarias:

December 22, 2011 at 10:24 am
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