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Does Anyone Else Get Hives And Can’t Determine Why?

Does Anyone Else Get Hives And Can’t Determine Why?

My hands, fingers, forearms itch like crazy all night long. I have hives all over my arms, shoulders, waist, chest. They come and go so quickly at times. The hives and itchy skin aren’t related, according to my allergist. I’ve been taking 20mg of Claritin AND 20mg of Zyrtec every day and they helped for a while but my symptoms are back again. Doctor prescribed a medication called doxepin and wants me to take two capsules at bedtime and stay on the Zyrtec but stop… read more

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

I used to have hives like what is in your neck all the time on my upper right thigh. It wasn't my nut allergies, I was so careful.

Come to find out it… read more

posted over 1 year ago

Does Anyone Have A Reaction To The Food That Causes A Reaction Hours After Ingesting The Particular Food?

Does Anyone Have A Reaction To The Food That Causes A Reaction Hours After Ingesting The Particular Food?

I have a severe tree nut allergy, and I tried the challenge approach in the allergist's office. After 5 hours I ingested one whole almond, but because I did not show any symptoms in the office he told me I could eat almonds (ha, ha). I didn't have a reaction until 2 hours later. My tongue began swelling. Needless to say, I stay away from all tree nuts!

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

My face, lips, or throat swell.

posted 10 months ago