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Can hives be prevented?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

The best way to prevent hives is to try and avoid whatever causes them. If you have had an allergic reaction to something in the past, try to limit your exposure to it as much as possible. Talk to your doctor about other ways to prevent hives.

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