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Hives on legs, abdomen, stomach, turning into painful bruises, starts before periods. Hormonal condition?

I have been getting hives that is very very itchy that started from my legs now its on my abdomen and stomach and it turns into a painful bruises and it starts a week before my period starts. I turned 46 last Dec. 5th. is it hormonal? or do I have a case of chronic urticaria? I ve been using off the counter itch cream and I ve been taking Benadryl allergy pills. Please help!
Asked On : Fri, 14 Dec 2012
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This seems to be related to allergy which can be precipitated by hypothyroidism or diabetes which are related to thyroid hormone and insulin deficiency.also can be an effect of obesity if present.
Answered: Sun, 16 Dec 2012
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