Hives (Urticaria)

About- Hives also called urticaria, welts, weals, or nettle rash are red, pink, or flesh-colored, raised, itchy skin rash.
 
Symptoms-
Hives Itchy, raised, red, or skin-colored welts on the skin
Hives Size may vary
Hives Welts are shaped like an oval or a worm

Causes-
It occurs when the body reacts to an allergen and releases histamine and other chemicals from under the surface of the skin. Some common trigger factors are
Hives Bacterial or viral infections
Hives Blood transfusions
Hives Common allergens like Pollen
Hives Common cold
Hives Emotional stress
Hives Foods like shellfish, fish, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, wheat, eggs, and milk 
Hives Hepatitis B
Hives HIV
Hives Hot showers
Hives Influenza
Hives Insect bites
Hives Lupus
Hives Physical exercise
Hives Scratching
Hives Some medications including penicillin, aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen sodium, and blood pressure medications
Hives Strep throat
Hives Sunlight exposure
Hives Thyroid disease
Hives Tight clothing
Hives Urinary tract infections
 
Specialist to visit
Dermatologist Dermatologist

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References
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.medicinenet.com
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://acaai.org
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.aad.org

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