Dr. Shapiro is an expert in diagnosing and treating hives, also known as Urticaria. It appears as red welts on the skin. Hives causes itching, stinging, or burning and may appear anywhere on the body. Hives can be caused by a variety of factors, but the most notable are food allergies, stress and medication. Some medications that can cause hives due to allergic reactions include- aspirin, penicillin, antibiotics, and sulfa. Sometimes, the cause of hives is unknown. The treatment for hives can vary, depending on the cause of the hives.
Charles Shapiro provides comprehensive hive treatment in all of his offices to patients of all ages.