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Got hives? Hold the steroids (Medical Xpress - latest medical and health news stories)

Submitted by John Graffio on Wed, 05/03/2017 - 08:28
Despite standard use for the itching associated with urticaria (commonly known as hives), prednisone (a steroid) offered no additional relief to emergency patients suffering from hives than a placebo did, according to a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, parallel-group study published online