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can angioedema be caused by stress

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possibly: Some rare forms of angioedema can be induced by "trauma" so be gentle. Some forms of angioedema are idiopathic and the trigger is not known. Frequen ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Bellak
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
HAE: Hereditary angioedema (hae) is caused by a an uncontrolled activation of a complex cascade of proteins called complement. Hae is a result of a defici ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Abnl or absent prote: Hae is the result of missing or a poorly functioning protein called c1 esterase inhibitor. When this protein is missing or abnormal then a patient may ... Read More
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 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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
29 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Possibly: In susceptible individuals, ace inhibitors can cause angioedema. This typically involves the lips or the face, but can affect any part of the skin and ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Shim
Dr. John Shim answered
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Theoretically, any drug can have effects including angioedema. Having said that, it seems like a rare occurence. But, if the effect is intense, ob ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Opiates can release histamine although most of the time you would end up with hives only. On the other hand there may be many other potential causes ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
Angioedema ; hives: Sometimes it's not possible to pinpoint the cause of hives and angioedema, especially when these conditions become chronic or recur.Hereditary angioed ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hives: They are common and benign and may come and go as they please.

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