Welcome to the urticaria network!

The urticaria network is a non for profit organisation for helping and supporting urticaria patients and their families. Our pages provide comprehensive information on the forms, causes, and treatment possibilities for urticaria (hives or nettle rash).

Urticaria is a group of frequent skin disorders characterised by wheals and/or swelling of the skin, as well as a high degree of itchiness. You will find more information on the frequency, distribution, symptoms and complications of urticaria undefinedhere. To learn about the different forms of urticaria undefinedclick here. If you you would like to know what kind of urticaria you have please take the undefinedurticaria self test.

We hope that these pages are helpful for you and we welcome your feedback. Have fun and feel free to check in frequently!

PD Dr. med. Petra Staubach (1. chairwoman)
Dr. med. Marina Gorczyza (2. chairwoman)
PD Dr. med. Frank Siebenhaar (treasurer)
Dr. med. Birgit Keßler (secretary)

News

This year, WAO has selected “The Agony of Hives – What to do when hives and swelling will not go away”.

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GA²LEN, the Global Allergy and Asthma European Network, has started the UCARE program. UCARE stands for Urticaria Centers of Reference and Excellence. The UCARE Network is supported by UNEV.

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On October 1st, 2017, UNEV will help to host and promote World Urticaria Day.

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