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There are many ways you can help children and their families get the care they need.
The best way to treat hives is to prevent them in the first place; your child should avoid the food or medication that caused them. (This is especially true for medication-induced hives.)
Beyond that, specific treatments will vary based on your child's age, health, and medical history, the extent of your child's disease, his tolerance for specific medications, procedures, and therapies, and, of course, your own opinions and preferences. Your child's physician may prescribe:
If your child is having trouble breathing, your child's physician might use an injection of epinephrine to help decrease the itching and swelling; your child's physician might also prescribe an emergency kit with epinephrine to keep on hand in case of future episodes.
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”