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Continuous hives on the body, aggravate after workout, eases with prednisone. History of gout. Suggestion?

can high uric acid cause hives? I have had gout in the past, but after ingesting some strawberries and chocolate about 3 months ago, I have been plagued with hives almost every day. I was wondering if there is some correlation between a rich diet , gout and hives. I am 53 years old, very, very active, I spin twice a week, walk and work out. But I notice that I have a greater amount of hives after working out. I have been tested for allergies, but nothing shows in the tests that are at a level that I have hives each day. I have been on prednisone and antibotics, but once I discontinue the prednisone, the hives come back. Any suggestions?
Asked On : Thu, 16 Aug 2012
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Allergist and Immunologist 's  Response
if you take pain killers it may cause hives
and gout is inceased in high protein diets like milk cereals
get test for food specific antibodies like milk wheat potato egg rice chana nuts
go for elimination diets
start withdawing milk and diary completely from foods
your arthriis uric acid and allergies will come down in 3 wk
rest you avoid after food tets there may be one or 3 foods
all will be solved i am sure
Answered: Thu, 30 May 2013
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