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  • Hives Home Remedies

    Hives–also referred to as urticaria–are a very common dermatological ailment, affecting around 20% of the population. Urticaria causes small, raised, and itchy spots that typically do not last very long but cause quite a bit of discomfort. It is important to establish that hives are typically a symptom of...
  • What Causes Hives?

    Hives are a relatively common skin condition that occurs when an individual’s skin flares up in red, bumpy, and itchy plaques that resemble insect bites. When it is a mild reaction, hives typically only form in a small section and are mildly itchy. However, in cases of severe reactions,...
  • Treating Hives

    Hives, also known as urticaria, are characterized by red, swollen bumps or plaques of varied sizes that can form anywhere on the skin typically in reaction to contact with allergens. However, in some cases, the cause of hives is unknown. Although most cases of hives improve over the course...
  • Hives in Children

    Hives are a quite prevalent skin condition among children. They appear as red or white, inflamed, and itchy bumps on the skin. Hives typically only persist for only a few hours or a few days at the most, but in certain chronic cases, they may last longer, possibly for...
  • Urticaria or Hives Types

    Urticaria is the medical name for what we commonly know as hives–a condition that causes the skin to break out in patches of red, raised, and itchy bumps. Though in most cases urticaria is the result of an allergic reaction, in others, it is brought on by exposure to...
  • Urticaria or Hives

    Urticaria is the medical term for what is commonly known as hives; a skin condition that develops as a reaction to an environmental trigger, leading to red, raised, and itchy bumps on the skin. Although urticaria does not pose a serious risk to one’s life, it can the source...