Primary Care Focus
We know that as a GP, it can be difficult to maintain a working knowledge of multiple conditions. We’ve developed this practical guide making it easier for you to read up on the definitions of allergy, autoimmunity and urticaria.
The PCP checklist provides helpful algorithms, disease and drug information to aid with the diagnosis and managment of CSU in primary care. We would like to thank Professor Ana Gimenez-Arnau and Dr Dermot Ryan for their assistance in developing the checklist. Click the link below to download.
These videos show patients discussing their first-hand experiences of chronic spontaneous urticaria, the process of diagnosis and the impact that the condition has on their daily lives
CSU patient Daniel describes the worsening of his symptoms and talks about his experience upon first going to his doctor.
Daniel, a CSU patient, explains the impact of the skin disease on his self-confidence, daily activities and social life.
Daniel recalls the lengthy process of eliminating possible triggers for his CSU in an attempt to reduce his symptoms.
Meritxell, a CSU patient, describes how difficult it was to find a dermatologist who understood her disease, and talks about her symptoms and drowsiness during treatment with antihistamines.
CSU patient Meritxell explains that being in control of your CSU allows you to lead a normal life and have normal relationships.