What is Urticaria, or Hives Skin Rash?

Urticaria, also known as hives are white or red itchy swollen marks. It begins as a blotch of itchy skin. Some hives can last weeks, months, or years, these are called chronic hives. Hives are common, about 15% of Americans a year experience an episode with hives. Urticaria, Hives Skin Rash can be a result of several situation, a few causes are listed below. Visit our Miami Center For Dermatology, to receive the best treatment available by our skin specialists.

Symptoms of Urticaria Skin Rash: 

  • Red or white itchy bumps
  • Swollen bumps in different sizes and shapes
  • Painful welts

Causes of Urticaria:

  • Insects or parasites
  • Heat or cold
  • Stress
  • Sunlight
  • Exercise
  • Pressure from a waistband
  • Scratching
  • Infections
  • Pain medication
  • Pollen
  • Pet dander
  • Certain plants
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Hives Treatment For Skin Condition

Hives Skin Rash can best be treated when you stay away from any of its triggers. Triggers can include the foods you eat, medication you take, items you touch, pets, some illnesses, and more. Speak with a caring and professional dermatologist such as Dr. Deborah Longwill today. Dr. Longwill has a loyal patient following, she takes the time to learn about each of her patients lifestyle habits, family history and more in order to provide the best advice and skin care products. You can order many of Dr. Longwill’s Skin Care products on her online shop.

At the Miami Center for Dermatology, your comfort and satisfaction is our main concern. For that reason, we offer treatment for Urticaria, Hives Skin Rash. Call Today to schedule an appointment at (305) 279-7546 or Click Here to Contact Us Today!


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