Urticaria (Hives)

Urticaria, or hives, is a condition that affects up to 20% of the population at least once in their lifetime. While the source of the condition is immunology-related, it is often categorised as a dermatological condition due to its manifestation as small, pink/red, itchy bumps (welts) on the skin. They may occur on any part…

Allergic Rhinitis (aka Hay Fever)

Rhinitis (with its suffix -itis) refers to an inflammation of the nose. Allergic rhinitis refers to nasal inflammation that occurs in response to some sort of allergen. It is a non-communicable condition which has been estimated to affect around 30% of the world’s population. Symptoms Symptoms may vary between individuals, but usually include most or…