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my 13 yr old daughter has recently been getting hives mostly being on legs arms and hands. She has also started to vomit(only once) but im not sure what to do? should i seek medical advice??

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L.N.P

Asked by L.N.P at 11:35 PM on Apr. 10, 2010 in Teens (13-17)

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  • Do you have an ugent care clinic near you? I would go there.
    BlooBird

    Answer by BlooBird at 11:36 PM on Apr. 10, 2010

  • maybe go to one of those health sites or google it. id atleast call the doctor. benadryl usually helps mine but it makes me really tired.
    jennifer588

    Answer by jennifer588 at 11:36 PM on Apr. 10, 2010

  • Are you sure they are hives? I would seek medical care.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:37 PM on Apr. 10, 2010

  • I would go find out if she has food allergies asap
    hisblueeyes

    Answer by hisblueeyes at 11:59 PM on Apr. 10, 2010

  • Allergies can be deadly. Get her to a doctor ASAP
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 7:52 AM on Apr. 11, 2010

  • Yes, you have to find out what she's allergic to. The vomiting may be the next step in an anaphylactic (life threatening) allergy. Get some Benedryl so the next time you see hives, you give her a dose. Take her to the ER if she has hives/vomiting, or call 9-1-1 if you are far from the hospital. She is going to have to see an allergist to determine what she is allergic to. If you can figure out what she has eaten or been exposed to each time the hives happen, keep her away from that until the testing is done. Good luck.
    kjrn79

    Answer by kjrn79 at 8:10 AM on Apr. 11, 2010

  • Take her to the ER or urgent care clinic.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 12:07 PM on Apr. 11, 2010

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