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Caring for a child with hives

Handouts from the Society for Pediatric Dermatology

PDF download: Hives
Handout includes:

  • What are hives?

  • What do hives look like?

  • Who gets hives?

  • What causes hives?

  • How long do hives last?

  • When should I be worried about hives?

  • How are hives diagnosed?

  • Treatment for hives (urticaria)

American Academy of Dermatology resources

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This content was created in partnership with The Society for Pediatric Dermatology.

If you are a parent or guardian of a child with a dermatologic condition, the American Academy of Dermatology, in partnership with The Society for Pediatric Dermatology, offers a wealth of resources.

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