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Your symptoms are suggestive of Chronic Urticaria. This is usually caused by either intake of a new prescription drug like penicillin or an OTC drug like aspirin, systemic infection (either bacterial or viral), food additives, seafood or intestinal worms. Stress is also a major cause of an outbreak. It can also occur due to any topical applications , pets around , dust at home . I would recommend taking Tablet Claritin 10 mg once at night and tablet Allegra 180 mg in the morning for a period of 2 weeks + calamine lotion over the affected areas whenever symptoms occur and seeing whether they recur on stopping the medicine after 2 weeks. If they do then restart treatment for another four weeks and then stop and see. If they still recur then you will require some blood tests and will need to see a doctor in person. Hope this information is useful, please feel free to ask if you have any queries.
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