Definition of nettlerash in English:



  • another term for urticaria (from its resemblance to the sting of a nettle)
    • ‘The homoeopathic tincture, Urtica, is frequently administered successfully for rheumatic gout, also for nettlerash and chickenpox, and externally for bruises.’
    • ‘Itchy red weals on the skin are the major symptom, also known as urticaria or nettlerash.’
    • ‘This would make loratidine the first non-prescriptive oral antihistamine in the US for the treatment of chronic hives and nettlerash.’
    • ‘Urticaria, hives or nettlerash, which are a side effect rather than a condition, are red, very itchy, swollen areas of the skin.’
    • ‘On rare occasions you may experience the following symptoms after taking Imodium: tummy cramps, feeling sick, vomiting, indigestion, tiredness, drowsiness, dizziness, dry mouth and skin reactions, including nettlerash.’