How Do You Get Rid of Dermatographia? Center

Dermatographia is the development of red, swollen lines or welts, called wheals, on the skin that occurs with pressure, firm stroking or light scratching. The term dermatographism or dermographism literally means writing on the skin. Red wheals form in the shape of the pressure applied on the skin. Read more: How Do You Get Rid of Dermatographia? Article


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