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What are the symptoms and signs of ordinary urticaria
Ordinary hives flare up suddenly and usually for no specific reason. Welts
appear, often in several places. They flare, itch, swell, and go away in a
matter of minutes to hours, only to appear elsewhere. This sequence may go on
from days to weeks. Most episodes of hives last less than six weeks. Although that
cutoff point is arbitrary, cases of hives that last more than six weeks are often called