Hives are red, and sometimes itchy, bumps on your skin usually caused by a food allergy or a drug reaction. When you experience a hive producing allergic reaction your body releases chemicals that results in your skin swelling.
The foods that commonly cause a reaction of hives are:
Additives and preservatives can also be your cause of hives.
Hives are very common and they’ll typically go away on their own. But if you have a serious reaction, such as difficulty breathing swollen airway, you need medicine or a shot. If this should happen, you are potentially heading toward a medical emergency of anaphylaxis.