Hives, Skin redness, Throat tightness: 2 Possible Causes
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What causes hives, skin redness and throat tightness? 2 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Angioedema (Giant Hives)

Angioedema is severe swelling beneath the skin. Sometimes the swelling is accompanied by hives. Learn about angioedema symptoms, causes, and treatment.

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2

Bites and Stings

Saliva from insect bites and venom from stings can cause a reaction such as swelling and itching. Bee stings can cause these symptoms and possibly anaphylaxis, a life-threatening condition.

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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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