Human Immunodeficiency Virus, commonly known as HIV, is a viral disease that affects the immune system. This disease has a lot of symptoms, ranging from abdominal pain, cough, fatigue, sores, and pneumonia to skin rash. Hives can be a concerning and uncomfortable symptom when it appears. This can make you wonder why they appear and you may be worried about what caused them. Although hives may be caused by different conditions, they may be a symptom of HIV.
You will find out more about hives related to HIV and how they can be treated as you read this article.