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Had Hives Pretty Much Everywhere
Kava
by Jay BEE
Citation:   Jay BEE. "Had Hives Pretty Much Everywhere: An Experience with Kava (exp90418)". Erowid.org. Mar 1, 2018. erowid.org/exp/90418

 
DOSE:
  oral Kava

BODY WEIGHT: 235 lb


I've used kava kava before but it had been over a year since the last time. I remember it being a really nice mellow buzz, especially when combined with a few beers. So I tried it again, and the next day my stomach and chest had some little itchy red spots.

Another week or two went by and it was Friday night after a terrible week at work. I wanted to get fairly looped and so I used a high dose. At work the next morning I had hives pretty much everywhere, waist to neck. I didn't live far from work, so I had to walk back home, it was nearly 100 degrees and I was so red and itchy by the time I got home and starting downing benadryl. It felt a bit better by evening so I didn't go to the doctor. But I'm pretty certain that I've developed an allergy to the stuff.

[Reported Dose: "Several tablespoons"]

Exp Year: 2010ExpID: 90418
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: 44 
Published: Mar 1, 2018Views: 232
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Kava (30) : Retrospective / Summary (11), Post Trip Problems (8), Health Problems (27), Not Applicable (38)

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