"Additives Didn't Spur Skin Condition"

Chronic hives not linked to food and drug additive consumption

(dailyRx News) People with a mysterious skin condition are eager for doctors to pinpoint a cause. Based on a new study, researchers may be able to strike one potential source of the irritation.

In a recent study, there did not appear to be a link between food and drug additives and chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU).

Doctors are not clear on what causes CIU, which is a condition generally marked by body hives that recur most days of the week for more than six weeks.

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