Why measure the impact of chronic urticaria?
Chronic hives can be a very burdensome condition. The red hives, swelling and itch can impact people in many ways including their ability to concentrate, work or attend school, their relationships and their sleep. 1-3
Measuring how much chronic urticaria is impacting your life allows you and your doctor to determine what treatments to use and at what dose, and then assess whether the treatments are improving the quality of your life.