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Hives all over my legs for 2 weeks

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  • Posted By: Octavia
  • January 3, 2009
  • 06:05 PM

I have had large angry red patches of skin irritation on my ankles, shins, knees and thighs for about two weeks. I discontinued a new lotion I had been using but this did nothing. The itching was very painful and things were getting worse so I saw a doctor who said I have hives and gave me several prescription antihistamines. I am going to start by eliminating cosmetic products one by one--lotions, sunscreens, deodorants, etc.

I would be interested to hear from anyone who had a severe allergic reaction or contact dermatitis on their legs from any cosmetic products, or also from any detergents, foods, medications, clothing, etc.

Thanks in advance for any help.

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