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Itchy hives, off chilies in diet and the itches stopped. Any treatment?

Hi, I was getting hives during nights and they became very itchy...Tried various doses of antihistamine but nothing worked. Finally, I realized that it could be related to food I consume. I am off chillies \(red, green and paprika)
and my hives have disappeared. Is this because of my immune system that it was rejecting chillies? Does this mean that I will never be able to have chillies in my food ever? Any treatment that can help improve my immune system?

Asked On : Fri, 18 Oct 2013
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Hi, it is an allergic reaction to some items, like chillies. i advise you to one variety of chillies, say red chillies, and observe for one week.if you don't get itching stop it and take green chillies, then paprika. The avoid the chillies giving the itching.
If you get with all the 3 , and you want to have them by any means you consult a allergy specialist , who will try to reduce the allergy.
Thank you.
Answered: Tue, 22 Oct 2013
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