Hives And Skin Peeling, Cracking Or Scaling

Reviewed on 9/29/2022

Allergic reactions are a common cause of hives, but many cases of hives remain unexplained. Skin peeling, cracking, or scaling can result from eczema, sunburn allergic reactions to drugs or other substances, or other conditions. If you are concerned about hives or any other changes in your skin, seek the advice of your doctor to determine the cause.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

Symptoms & Signs A-Z List