Chronic Hives (Urticaria) is not caused by external skin products and environmental allergens but rather triggered internally with an overabundance of histamine in the skin. Take regular non-sedating antihistamines such as cetirizine, fexofenadine or loratadine. Apply a simple moisturising lotion such as Epimax or Epazone to prevent the skin drying out and causing further itching. Don't apply cortisone creams to urticaria as they are ineffective.
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