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There are 3 possible causes of hives, skin redness

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Possible Causes - Listed in order from the most common to the least.

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Drug Allergy Overview

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Drug allergies occur when your immune system mistakes a drug for a harmful substance, triggering an inflammatory response (allergic reaction). This reaction is different from the side effects caused by a medication.

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Angioedema (Giant Hives)

Angioedema is severe swelling of the skin. The face is one area prone to swelling from this condition.

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Chemical Burns

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Chemical burns occur when the skin or eyes come into contact with irritants, such as acids or bases. Symptoms vary, but skin reactions, pain or numbness are common.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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