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What are the symptoms of hives?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

The symptoms of hives are easily observable. They appear as raised bumps, which may be red or white and range in size. There may be one or many on the skin, they may come and go during a short period of time. Additionally, you may feel an itching or burning feeling where the hives develop.

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