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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1] ; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Anahita Deylamsalehi, M.D.[2]


Common risk factors in the development of Urticaria include atopy, air pollution, female gender, certain foods, medications and occupations.

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Common risk factors in the development of urticaria include:[1][2][3]


  1. Sánchez J, Amaya E, Acevedo A, Celis A, Caraballo D, Cardona R (2017). "Prevalence of Inducible Urticaria in Patients with Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria: Associated Risk Factors". J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 5 (2): 464–470. doi:10.1016/j.jaip.2016.09.029. PMID 27838325.
  2. Mazur M, Czarnobilska M, Czarnobilska E (2020). "Prevalence and potential risk factors of urticaria in the Polish population of children and adolescents". Postepy Dermatol Alergol. 37 (5): 785–789. doi:10.5114/ada.2020.100489. PMC 7675094 Check |pmc= value (help). PMID 33240021 Check |pmid= value (help).
  3. Halpert E, Borrero E, Ibañez-Pinilla M, Chaparro P, Molina J, Torres M; et al. (2017). "Prevalence of papular urticaria caused by flea bites and associated factors in children 1-6 years of age in Bogotá, D.C." World Allergy Organ J. 10 (1): 36. doi:10.1186/s40413-017-0167-y. PMC 5674867. PMID 29158868.

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