Posts Tagged: Hives

Urticaria: Acute and Chronic Hives…

Urticaria is also known as Hives.  It is a vascular reaction of the skin characterized by the appearance of wheals that are often surrounded by a red halo or flare.  It is associated with severe pruritus or itching, stinging and/or a pricking sensation.  These wheals are caused by localized edema.  Clearing of the central portions… Read more »