3. What does urticaria look like?

Urticaria will present as flesh-toned or pale pink skin bumps. They may be round or asymmetrical in shape. The bumps can vary in size and can cover the entire body or be localized to a small area, depending on the cause. Hives are usually very itchy, and the surrounding area turns a deeper red color if they are scratched or picked. Generally, the surface of the hives themselves will remain relatively pale.

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