Urticaria, commonly referred to as hives, is another allergic skin condition. Hives present as red, itchy whelps that often resemble mosquito bites. They can be triggered by food, medications, insects, or illnesses. In some people, there is no external factor triggering the hives.
The allergists at Highland Park Allergy and Asthma Specialists can help determine the cause, if any, and develop the best treatment plan for you to prevent the hives.