Urticaria also know as hives can be a very difficult condition to treat. The welts are often raise, very itchy and can effect sleep and quality of life. Causes are numerous (e.g. foods, medications, tight clothing or straps, parasites, autoimmune disease, vasculitis), but many times the cause is not found. This patient eventually needed Xolair injections, but later was able to come off the medication. If you have this condition, contact us at 817-600-7178

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