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Which doctors treat hives?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
While hives are typically caused by allergies, hives are treated by skin specialists (dermatologists).

Your family doctor will be able to diagnosis and recommend treatment options for your hives. However, in more severe or chronic cases, your doctor may refer you to a dermatologist or an allergist-immunologist. An allergist-immunologist specializes in allergy treatment.

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