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Pink lumpy rash on skin. Commonly known as "hives".
Some cases can last more than 6 weeks, and can be classified as Chronic Urticaria. They can be caused by autoimmune, cholinergic, dermographism, and lots of other scary, complication and unclear things. We don't think you need to know about them.
- Serum Sickness
May be allergic, as a reaction to medicines, foods and sometimes seen in anaphylaxis.
Its a transient pink or pale swelling due to plasma leakage. Often referred to as "hives". Urticaria is not usually an allergic condition, although it is usually thought to be.
Often will setlle without a cause being found, but skin prick testing can identify a cause.
Anti-histamines, and avoiding a cause.
90% will settle within 6 weeks. If not settling, will need to be referred to Dermatology, for treatment of chronic condition.