Allergies

Facing The Facts About Urticaria

hives on skin
Symptoms of allergy generally vary from person to person ranging from itchiness, hives or rashes, swelling, nausea and vomiting, abdominal cramps and asthma. It is often thought of that these manifestations are triggered by sensitivity to food or medicines to pollens, pets, cosmetics, latex and countless other potential irritants. Allergic symptoms manifest when the body releases histamine to fight off the perceived enemy of foreign element which is the allergen or the irritant. Urticaria, also known as hives, is an outbreak of swollen, pale red bumps or plaques (wheals) on the skin that appear suddenly — either as a result of the body’s reaction to certain allergens, or for unknown reasons.…