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Hives (urticaria) on the chest

Hives (urticaria) on the chest


The hives (urticaria) on this person's chest have the typical slightly-raised red appearance and are accompanied by itching. Hives can be generalized over the entire body or may be localized.

Review Date 4/14/2015

Updated by: Kevin Berman, MD, PhD, Atlanta Center for Dermatologic Disease, Atlanta, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.