iheartcats Posted January 24, 2010 Report Share Posted January 24, 2010 Hello, all,After finally feeling better after my viral infection (antibiotics were finished yesterday) I got bad hives tonight while eating out, they went away, and now are back a few hours later. I just had a quarter of a chicken pot pie (yes my gluten-free fell through this month - I was sick and couldn't keep up). I know it's not an out-of-nowhere-eating-wheat thing because I've had wheat in chicken noodle soup, macaroni, etc recently. Not good, I know, but not tonight's problem.I've tested negative to nuts (but had hives immediately after cashews before!) so I asked, and no nuts in the pot pie.I had nothing else. I've taken my Zyrtec for the day (about an hour ago). But these are so itchy. I was told by a former allergist Benadryl can be used for breakthrough allergic reactions, but I don't know if this is an allergic reaction! (If you look up Benadryl with Zyrtec many say it's dangerous on the Web, but I told it just makes you really drowsy)? But I can't been up itching all night.I'm so frustrated. The hives are coming and going. If a Benadryl works (I'll take one before bed, I guess, so I'm not itching/burning all night)....does that mean allergy and NOT autoimmune? I'm so confused. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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