Urticaria, commonly known as Hive or weal, usually appears to be a bumpy, red, itchy patch or rash over the skin which further grows into a welt having defined borders. These can develop on any part of the skin varying in size from few millimeters to the size of a hand. Urticaria can be categorized as follows:
Acute Urticaria: These rashes do not last for more than six weeks and gets cleared within the duration. It predominantly is caused due to allergens from food, medication, or infections and usually affects younger people. Nuts, chocolates, fish, berries, tomatoes, and milk are few foods that can trigger acute urticaria.
Chronic Urticaria: Affecting mostly mid elderly population these rashes tend to stay for longer than six weeks and may recur in months or years again. These do not have a clear pattern and may keep on fading away and reappearing in other places. In 90 percent of cases, the cause behind the occurrence of CU is hard to identify. However, it is associated with prolonged illness, infections, and autoimmune disorders. Urticaria Ayurvedic Treatment in Ghaziabad Delhi Noida