The symptoms of urticaria affect the skin and result in patches of welts or wheals, and often swelling (known as angioedema) of the eyelids, lips, hands and feet. For those with chronic urticaria, symptoms persist for more than 6 weeks and are experienced almost daily.1 Read more about the symptoms of CU here.
1 NHS inform. Urticaria (hives). 2019. Available at: https://www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/skin-hair-and-nails/urticaria-hives. Last accessed June 2019