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idiopathic angioedema symptoms

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jimmy Lin
Dr. Jimmy Lin answered
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Zyrtec/xyzal daily: You can try zytec daily or every other day or if your insurance company allows, use xyzal (levocetirizine) daily or every other day. Since it is rando ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Urticaria/angioedema: the chronic idiopathic type (if no cause is found) can last much longer, and resolves on its own, and nobody can predict when exactly will it resolve ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brant Ward
12 years experience Allergy and Immunology
They can be: Chronic hives are thought to be an autoimmune reaction to the cells that make histamine, and can be associated with swelling of the lips and tongue. T ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Go see a doc.: Something is causing you to get a hypersensitivity reaction. Is this due to medications you're on? Is it due to environmental exposures. Get evaluated ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Urticaria/angioedema: is what you described, not sure what did you mean when you mentioned that angioedema was ruled out ! those recurrent acute attacks warrant keeping inj ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends on cause: Most angioedema should subside by 30 hrs . If you have had recurrent bouts of angiioedema lasting for more than 2-3 days, then you need to get evaluat ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Van der Harst
34 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Not sure: Symptoms like you describe can be found in serious rheumatologic conditions, require laboratory testing and biopsy, and serious medical consideration. ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Villanueva
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Exam: If you failed treatment for reflux then it warrants further investigation like an endoscopy. At 6 mos with treatment, (proton pump inhibitors or h2blo ... 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 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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