Take your pick: Hormones? Stress? Bad luck? Also, you may notice that acne is a much bigger problem for some than for others. Some individuals may be genetically “preprogrammed” to get severe acne, while others go through puberty with only 3 or 4 pimples. Chances are: if you are suffering with acne, at least one […]
Because hives can be mild or can signal a more serious allergic reaction, you should always consult your health care provider when you get them. If you get hives in your mouth or throat, get help immediately (in severe cases, they can obstruct breathing). Share This
Medical term: Urticaria
What are hives?
Hives are transient (they come and go), red skin swellings that are extremely itchy and may burn or sting. They are a result of your immune system “overreacting” to something. They can last for a number of hours or even days. As one area of hives disappears, a new area can […]