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Can a cause be found for most cases of chronic hives?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Believe it or not, only a small portion of people with chronic hives are able to determine its cause. Chronic hives are those that last six weeks or longer. If you break out in hives, it is important to try to find the cause to prevent further outbreaks.

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