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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
40 years experience Dermatology
SEVERE HIVES: Angioedema is the rapid swelling of the skin, including the dermis, deep dermis, mucosa, and subcutaneous tissue. If angioedema is acquired, it is us ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
40 years experience Dermatology
ALLERGY OR GENETIC: Angioedema is the rapid swelling of the skin, including the dermis, deep dermis, mucosa, and subcutaneous tissue. If angioedema is acquired, it is us ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Peralta
Specializes in Medicina Familiar
Angioedema: If there are medications that help already depends a lot on what the reason
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Srdjan Prodanovich
18 years experience Dermatology
Abrupt Swelling: Angioedema (ae) abrupt swelling or edema or the dermis, subcutaneous tissue, mucosa, and submucosal tissue, caused by increase of vascular permeabilit ... Read More
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A 100-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Swelling: Angioedema is essentially a bad form of hives. The mechanism of action is usually similar, but angioedema is the result of a stronger allergic resp ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends on cause: Angioedema (swelling of lips/tongue/etc) can be caused by a specific trigger (food, medication, infection), or can also be idiopathic (unknown cause). ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
50 years experience Rheumatology
Hives: Angioedema is a hereditary or acquired abnormality of the chemical system of the body that is used normally to protect against germs and infections as ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Klein
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Deep swelling: Angioedema is swelling that occurs under the skin. Hives are very similar but hives occur in the skin layer. Angioedema is due to fluid leaking from ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zorian Trusewych
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Need more info: With clinical presentation, one would be unlikely to have both hereditary and allergic angioedema in the same differential. The hallmark of one is lac ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
40 years experience Dermatology
Severe Swelling: Hereditary angioedema is rare but serious genetic immune system problem that is due to a deficiency of c1 esterase inhibitor. It is characterized by ... Read More
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