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Can angioedema be caused by stress

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 34 years experience
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
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Bellak
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
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
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
Dermatology 42 years experience
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
A 92-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
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
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 31 years experience
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
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Shim
Orthopedic Surgery 42 years experience
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
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
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
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
Pathology 20 years experience
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
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Duane Gels
Allergy and Immunology 38 years experience
As usual not obvious: I'm a little concerned about night sweats. The surgeon would be very concerned if associated with objective fever, and we know (rarely) hives can be a... Read More