Our expert says:
Urticaria is divided into two groups-acute urticaria which lasts for less than 6 weeks and chronic urticaria which lasts for longer than 6 weeks. The causes of chronic urticaria include medications, pressure, heat, cold, and, autoimmunity. Very rarely foodstuffs may cause urticaria. In at least 50% of cases no cause can be found. Chronic urticaria should be mannaged by a dermatologist.
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