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Hives
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines Referral appropriate for patients with acute or chronic (>6 weeks) onset hives or angioedema that have been refractory to antihistamine therapy or have required daily corticosteroids to control.
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit For patients with suspected Mastocytosis, DO NOT DISCONTINUE ANTIHISTAMINES. Patient should remain on antihistamines prior to visit.
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) Patient should be encouraged to keep diary of food, medication or other ingestions that may have triggered hives.
Appointment Timeframe 1-3 weeks
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See CareWeb
External Patients: Hand carry non-UM records, and lab test results
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients: 734-647-5940 (Domino's)
734-572-8834 (Reichert)
734-432-7811 (Livonia)
734-647-9000 (Briarwood)
Clinic Location Sites Domino's Farms
Reichert Allergy
Livonia Center for Specialty Care
Briarwood Health Associates (Bldg 5)
UM Consulting Physician Alan P. Baptist, M.D.
James L. Baldwin, M.D.
James R. Baker Jr., M.D.
Matthew J. Greenhawt, M.D., M.B.A.
Christine Holland, M.D.
Mirie Roanne Hosler, M.D.
Laura Elizabeth Howe, M.D.
Jenny Maribel Montejo, M.D.
Deborah A. Oberdoerster, M.D.
Georgiana M. Sanders, M.D.
Revised on: 02/17/2014