6What causes hives?
Hives is one of the most common skin conditions. it is an itchy skin condition in which a lumpy rash appears on the surface of the skin. The medical term of hives is known as URTICARIA!
The rash the appears along with hives is immensely itchy and can even spread across large areas of someone’s body.
A hives outbreak can occur when the high levels of histamine and other chemical messenger’s releases into the skin, causing a rash and other symptoms to surface.
The factors because of which hives occur are :
- a reaction to a plant irritant, such as nettles
- a change in temperature
- sun exposure
- certain medications
- preservatives and food additives
Certain things can make the symptoms of hives worse, including:
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