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Related to nettle rash: urticaria
(Pathology) a nontechnical name for urticaria
hives caused by contact with various plants.
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|Noun||1.||nettle rash - an itchy skin eruption characterized by weals with pale interiors and well-defined red margins; usually the result of an allergic response to insect bites or food or drugs|
hypersensitivity reaction - an inappropriate and excessive reaction to an allergen (as pollen or dust or animal hair or certain foods); severity ranges from mild allergy to severe systemic reactions leading to anaphylactic shock