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Overview on hives

Overview on hives

Hives are red, elevated, itchy sites on the skin that can result from an allergic reaction. The clusters might manifest as a response to an allergen such as medication, food or insect bites or stings. The hives might arise as a reaction to an infection or emotional stress. During a bodily response to an irritant, […]

Are there foods to avoid if I have hives?

Urticaria or hives is a skin issue that causes elevated, reddish welts or wheals on the skin and often accompanied by itchiness. If an individual is susceptible to hives, there are certain foods that can instigate their development. Consumption of foods that are packed with amines, salicylates or glutamate which are natural compounds present in […]