What Are Hives ( Urticaria) and Angioedema ?

October 6, 2016

Hives or Urticaria is an breakout of swollen, pale red bumps or plates (wheals) on the skin that appears suddenly – either as a result of the body’s reaction to certain allergens or for unknown reasons. Hives normally cause itching. However, there can be stinging or burning too. They can appear lawyer in the body including the face, tongue, lips, ears or throat. Hives vary in sizes (from a pencil eraser…