What is Urticaria? nettle-rash or hives, itching with rash and causes


Urticaria also ( or hives, wheals) is a kind of itching with rash on the skin that appear in varying shapes and sizes, may be pinpoint or several inches in diameter. Often see raised red areas on the skin, it’s also cause a burning or stinging sensation. urticaria may be defined as skin eruption, which is  frequently caused by allergic  or non-allergic reaction. Mainly it’scharacterized by profound itching, red circular, plaques or eruptions on any part of the body. They can last for hours or up to several days and do not leave any long-lasting skin changes


Urticaria are caused by a reaction to certain foods, drugs, infections, or emotional stress, exercise & sun light.

Author: Dr. vivek saini

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