Skin Allergy

Hives

Hives (urticaria) are red bumps or welts that appear on the body. The condition is called acute urticaria if it lasts for no more than six weeks, and chronic urticaria if it persists beyond six weeks. Acute urticaria is most commonly caused by exposure to an allergen or by an infection. The cause of chronic …

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Eczema

Skin Allergy Bumps, itching, redness and other skin conditions are common, and their cause may not be easily identifiable. A board-certified allergist can help determine if your symptoms are the result of allergies. Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, affects between 10 and 20 percent of children and 1 to 3 percent of adults. A common …

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