Urticaria


Urticaria is a very common skin condition in Singapore and is also known as “hives”. It is caused by the release of histamine into the skin causing redness, itch and swelling which can last for several hours and can occur at any time of the day. This allergic rash can be caused by food, medicines, infections and environmental factors.


Treatment options include:

- Topical creams

- Allergy tests

- Oral medications

- Lifestyle measures