PREVIOUS QUESTION:

 

NEXT QUESTION:

 

How soon does a mild case of hives end?

ANSWER

A mild case of hives often disappears on its own after a few hours. If it lasts longer, you can try an over-the-counter antihistamine.

From: How Do You Treat Hives? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: 

American College of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology: "All About Hives."

American Academy of Dermatology: "Hives."

MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: "Hives."

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on April 14, 2018

SOURCES: 

American College of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology: "All About Hives."

American Academy of Dermatology: "Hives."

MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: "Hives."

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on April 14, 2018

NEXT QUESTION:

When should you call your doctor about hives?

WAS THIS ANSWER HELPFUL

THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for general informational purposes only and does not address individual circumstances. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment and should not be relied on to make decisions about your health. Never ignore professional medical advice in seeking treatment because of something you have read on the WebMD Site. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial 911.

    This tool does not provide medical advice. See additional information.

    Other Answers On: