Run Time: 5 minutes
Author: Dr. Jared Scott
- Urticaria means “burning nettles” in Latin.
- Lymph nodes release immunoglobulin IgE and IgG, which trigger mast cells located all over the body to release histamines.
- Along with the well-known acute urticaria, there are chronic types of urticaria, which last longer than six weeks.
- There are many types of urticaria including: dermatographic urticaria, food-induced urticaria, drug-induced urticaria, cholinergic urticaria, solar urticaria, and cold-induced urticaria among others.