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My daughter has been get hives really bad my question is if its possibly from food why doesnt her throat swell up? she has been get hives since last night and they are getting worse. btw she only 14 months and we no she allergic to amoxicillin and keflex

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Asked by kahlynsmommy1 at 7:05 PM on Sep. 11, 2009 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • take her to the doctor

    Answer by mandielynn23 at 7:12 PM on Sep. 11, 2009

  • The chances of her throat swelling up increases with each exposure to whatever she is allegic to. It sounds like she is allergic to something that you are not aware of yet. If she has had hives for 24 hours (since last night) and they are getting worse, you need to speak to her doctor (at the very least) or go to the ER.

    Answer by kjrn79 at 7:13 PM on Sep. 11, 2009

  • i would definitly take her in.

    Answer by Proudparent707 at 7:13 PM on Sep. 11, 2009

  • She's had hives since last night, you don't know the cause and you've not been to the doctor yet?

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:16 PM on Sep. 11, 2009

  • i took her but of course when we got her there they went away but i had a picture she just told me give her a antihistamine and thats it. im just wondering it could still be a food allergy even though her throats not swollen? but they are get worse everytime last night there were two little ones that looked like bug bits and the this morning there was one about the size of a half dollar then about an hour ago there were more the 20. so im scared to give her the foods seperate just in case she cant breath or some bad

    Answer by kahlynsmommy1 at 7:39 PM on Sep. 11, 2009

  • Have you given her benedryl? That will usually stop the allergic reaction. The throat closing doesnt always happen, thats the most extreme allergic reaction there is. You need to figure out what she ate that she has never had before, peanuts? anything like that? anything new at all? Keep benedryl on hand, just in case, and if she starts any wheezing or swallowing funny or coughing take her in right away. Yes, it could still be a food allergy, and only give her food you know she has never reacted to until you figure it out ( I mean dont give her the same thing she has had in the past couple days)

    Answer by SuperMomof3kids at 1:02 AM on Sep. 12, 2009

  • My daughter had the same problem. We took her to the pediatrician right away and they put her on Benadryl which made the hives go away. This happnened every day for four days. We took her to the pediatric allergist and they had to do blood work to find out what she is allergic to.. We are still waiting for the results. We think it is peanuts b/c there was cross contamination with some of her baby food. Earth's Best cereal bars are make in a plant that also processes nuts. Do you feed her those? I would ask your ped. if you should take her to an allergist for sure. Every time they are exposed the reaction gets worse.

    Answer by VBeachMommy at 12:03 PM on Sep. 12, 2009

  • well the only new thing i gave her was dried welchs fruit but shes had everything in them except blueberries so i gave her fresh blueberries and nothing happen do you think it could be the dries fruit is the anything different then fresh vs. dried

    Answer by kahlynsmommy1 at 12:27 PM on Sep. 13, 2009

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