Urticaria self-test

What kind of urticaria do I have?

Distinguishing the various forms of urticaria is of practical importance as, among others, the prognosis and type of treatment depend thereupon. Thereby it is important to know that you can also suffer from two or several forms of urticaria. The most frequent concomitant disease of urticaria is another form of urticaria. You can test which form(s) of urticaria you have with the help of the following ten questions Please read each question with due care and then decide on your answer. You will find the respective relevant answers at the end of the questions part.

Question 1:

I have or have had itching wheals and/or swelling of the skin (angioedema).

Yes              No


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