Urticaria or Skin Rashes

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Urticaria

What is Urticaria?

Hives or Urticaria is the pinkish rash with long lines or welts in a criss-cross pattern that come up suddenly, anywhere on the body, often with zero provocation.

Urticaria Rash on the back

The rash is accompanied by itching which can vary from a mild itch to a mad intolerable itch. Some patients report a direct link between the rash and things they eat, drink or do. Tight clothing, undressing, friction, zari border, bathing or getting wet in the rain, exercising, alcohol intake, intake of hot tea, spicy food, sun exposure can trigger the rash.

 

Symptoms of Urticaria

 

Causes of Urticaria

 

Types of Urticaria

 

Urticaria Treatment