Are Hives Contagious?

Are hives contagious? It’s understandable that people want to know. The answer is not quite a simple yes or no, however. Hives themselves are not contagious, but in some instances, the conditions that trigger the hives may be spread to other people. In those cases, other people may end up with hives. It depends on … Read more

Hives Caused By Nerves

Are hives caused by nerves? Well, they certainly can be. They can be caused by numerous other things as well, though, including allergic reactions to certain foods, allergic reactions to medications, allergic reactions to chemicals in the home (like soaps, cleaning products, or laundry detergents), allergic reactions to things in the environment (like pollen or … Read more

Hives And Pregnancy

We are often asked about hives and pregnancy and if hives during pregnancy are a common condition. Pregnant women certainly can get hives, for all of the same reasons people can get hives when they are not pregnant. Many women actually find that their skin improves during pregnancy, however, and that they are less like … Read more

Home Remedies For Hives

People often ask us about home remedies hives respond to because they want a natural hive treatment. Of course, they also want a remedy that works and some home remedies have not been proven effective. They also want a safe remedy and one that is easy to use. We’ll tell you about the best home … Read more

How Long Do Hives Last?

If you have hives, no doubt you’re wondering how long do hives last and how can you make the hives go away. We’ll try to answer both those questions for you. It’s important to understand, though, that hives – itchy red welts that may appear anywhere on the body – can be caused by many … Read more

Menopause And Hives

Women often wonder if there is a connection between menopause and hives. Women can experience many bothersome symptoms during menopause, including hot flashes, night sweats, mood changes, trouble sleeping, dry skin, thinning hair, weight gain, vaginal dryness, and irregular menstrual periods. It’s natural to wonder if hives are just one more such symptom. Is There … Read more

Pictures Of Hives

What do hives look like? We’ll show you some pictures of hives so you can see it for yourself. Keep in mind the fact that the appearance of hives can vary quite a bit, depending in part on how many hives you have as well as on what part of the body they appear, but … Read more

The Cause Of Hives

It’s important to understand the cause of hives because the treatment may vary depending on the cause. Hives can be caused by many different things and sometimes it’s hard to figure out what’s causing them. Common Causes of Hives Common causes of hives include: Allergic reactions to foods. Common foods that trigger reactions include shellfish, … Read more

Urticaria Hives Treatment

We’d like to tell you about your options for urticaria hives treatment. First, though, let’s look at the differences between two types of hives, urticaria, and angioedema. Urticaria – Urticaria is just a medical name for hives that appear on the surface of the skin. Hives can be caused by all sorts of things, including allergic … Read more