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Hives and Angioedema (cont.)

Hives and Angioedema Prevention

Avoid exposure to any food, medicine, or physical agent that has been identified to cause your hives or angioedema.

Reducing emotional and physical stress may help. In rare cases, you may need to take antihistamines or other medicines for an extended time to prevent further hives or swelling.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/4/2014

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