Urticaria Xplained

An app to learn about urticaria, also known as hives.
Note: This app appears to no longer be available in the New Zealand app stores.
Urticaria Xplained By MedicineX
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Security and privacy Does the app:
  • collect medical information? No
  • require a login? No
  • have password protection? No
  • have a privacy policy? No
  • require internet access? No
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What does the app do?

Urticaria Xplained provides information about urticaria (hives) through storytelling. Using amusing comic-style, colourful graphics, you can follow Steph's experiences of urticaria and learn why urticaria occurs, including identifying triggers to manage the condition.

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✔ The graphics and story are fun and entertaining.

✔ Good use of everyday language for easier understanding.

✘ There is no information on treatment options.

✘ Lack of app tools – it is simply a story about someone’s experience with chronic spontaneous urticaria.

Review details

Date of review: 27.01.21
Platform reviewed: Apple
Version: 2.0.2
Download size: 11Mb
Updated: 2018 

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Reviewed by: Angela Lambie, Pharmacist, Waitematā DHB

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