When are dietary modification indicated in the treatment of acute urticaria (hives)?

Updated: Mar 21, 2018
  • Author: Henry K Wong, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Michael A Kaliner, MD  more...
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Answer

Dietary modification is only necessary if food allergy or food additive hypersensitivity has been established. If such hypersensitivity is identified, the patient should avoid the offending food or food additive.


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