Chronic Hives

Life with chronic idiopathic urticaria does not have to mean constant discomfort. Learn how to manage your symptoms and move forward from fellow patients and medical professionals.

Bridging the Gap: Living With Chronic Hives

Marisa Zeppieri shares how she's tracked her triggers and adapted her life to thrive while living with chronic idiopathic urticaria.

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Practical Tips for Managing Chronic Hives

How do you manage a visible skin condition like chronic urticaria? Marisa Zeppieri-Caruana shares nine practical tips for living successfully with hives.

By Marisa Zeppieri-Caruana

Chronic Hives and PMS: 12 Things You Need to Know

For many women, chronic hives are worse during PMS and other times in their menstrual cycle. Learn how a woman's menstrual cyle affects her hives.

By Rachel Zohn

Is It Chronic Hives or Another Skin Condition?

Several skin conditions share symptoms with chronic hives. Learn about the similarities and differences among skin conditions to ensure the right diagnosis.

By Eileen Bailey

What Chronic Hives Taught Me About Life and Health

Marisa Zeppieri-Caruana knew how to deal with an invisible illness like Lupus, but an outbreak of chronic hives taught her a whole new set of lessons.

By Marisa Zeppieri-Caruana

Could Your Chronic Hives Be Autoimmune In Nature?

Chronic hives can be associated with other conditions, like autoimmune and thyroid disease. Find out more about autoimmune hives and possible treatments.

By Rachel Zohn

Finding the Right Dermatologist for Chronic Hives

Nine questions to ask about your doctor to find out if you have the right dermatologist.

By Eileen Bailey

Important Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Chronic Hives

People diagnosed with chronic hives have many questions. Here are none to ask your doctor.

By Eileen Bailey

What Doctors Wish You Knew About Chronic Hives

Understanding this condition is key to managing your symptoms—doctors offer their insight on what you need to know.

By Eileen Bailey

3 Women Living With Chronic Hives

Three women who decided to speak about chronic hives to battle the stigma of living with the disease.

By Eileen Bailey

What Not to Wear When Living With Chronic Hives

Your choice of clothes can help to relieve an outbreak of hives or make it worse.

By Eileen Bailey

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Living Well with Chronic Hives

Personal stories and the latest knowledge from experts about life with chronic idiopathic urticaria, including symptoms, treatment options, and how to thrive in daily life.

Meet the Experts

Eileen Bailey

Health Writer

Eileen Bailey is an award-winner author of six books on health and parenting. She specializes in ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer.

Rachel Zohn

Health Writer

Rachel Zohn is a freelance writer who enjoys writing about all things related to health, wellness and the human body.

Marisa Zeppieri-Caruana

Marisa Zeppieri-Caruana is an author, journalist, former Mrs. New York, and founder of LupusChick.com.

Eileen Bailey

Health Writer

Eileen Bailey is an award-winner author of six books on health and parenting. She specializes in ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer.

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