Urticaria

Urticaria

Urticaria is a skin condition commonly known as hives. It produces an itchy rash that tends to come and go and can last for a variable period of time. The condition can be acute (lasting less than 6 weeks) or chronic (lasting longer than 6 weeks). Most cases of urticaria have no known cause.

Read about Urticaria on the Australasian College of Dermatologists website.

Last reviewed 14 March 2016