Re: Recurring red, itchy spots on face - hives?
So it's been a while and I thought I should update my post regarding the itchy, hive-like spots I would get on my face. I no longer get them!! I tried a bunch of different things trying to narrow down the cause like: changing my face wash, dusting my room a lot (allergic to dust), changing my sheets/pillow case a lot, not eating foods containing a lot of histamine, etc but I kept getting the itchy red spots on my face. Only after I eliminated 2 things from my diet did they stop and those are... wheat and certain fruits. I have been completely wheat free for about two months and have not had a single hive-like spot! Also, I have not had any fruit that comes from trees (apples, pears, bananas) because I read that people who are allergic to trees (which I am) can have allergic reactions to fruit that grows on trees. Therefore, I'm not certain whether the spots were caused by the fruit from trees or the wheat but at least they are gone. I might start eating apples again and see what happens but I think I'll wait a little while longer.
So my advice to anyone else who is experiencing similar problems to the ones I have had is to do trial and error until you find the solution and don't get discouraged if you can't figure it out. Let it be known that I did ask my doctor about it and he gave me some suggestions so if you can't figure it out on your own, talk to your doctor.