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How do medications treatment hives?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Antihistamines are the most common medication for hives. These medications directly target the symptoms of hives. By interfering with the body's release of histamines, medications can help ease irritation on the skin.

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