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(Science: dermatology) this allergic skin eruption is characterised by multiple, circumscribed, smooth, raised, pinkish, itchy weals that can develop very suddenly almost anywhere on the body.

Have also been known to develop in response to cold, heat, animal dander, insect bites, pollen or stress. Treatment often includes antihistamines and adrenaline. Some individuals may also be given corticosteroids.

Synonym: urticaria.

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Re: Human Collembola Infestations

... It seemed to be getting better. When suddenly in the last few days I've been breaking out with really bad eczema on my left arm and neck. THe hives have travelled all the way up to my face. The atopic eczema on my neck is so bad it's red and swollen and my glands hurt when I swallow. My question ...

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by sammygirl
Thu Feb 05, 2015 2:16 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Human Collembola Infestations
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... when a queen goes on a mating flight (usually 1 or 2 in the first few days after she becomes queen) she mates with around 10-20 drones from other hives at 'drone congregation areas'. She does this to maintain genetic diversity as she stores the sperm to use all her life. So here's the question: ...

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by nicholasetew
Sat Sep 22, 2012 7:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bees
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... In the Nevada desert, there have been another "bees" who have gathered "pollen" which has been next utilized in the "hives".

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by enarees
Sat Feb 26, 2011 1:57 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: AIDS – a tritium disease?
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Sugar Allergy

... know yet ... My eyelids swell and itch and my neck , inside my throat,my scalp my cheeks,in my ears ,nose drips and itch, , my side of hip gets hives ,my inner thighs loses patch hair and hives begin, around my hands lose hair and up just above my ankles,my back itches and can hive too. My testies, ...

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by HypnomanceR
Thu Apr 16, 2009 11:41 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sugar Allergy
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... If animals could communicate like we could, you would like to think that ants would be making better anthills, and bees would be making better bee hives, and raccons would have found a way into my garbage cans. :P This is a rather biased perspective. Our communication does not make us intelligent; ...

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by alextemplet
Tue Dec 02, 2008 3:38 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Why do elephants need so many neurons.
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