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Are There Some Genetic Reasons I Get Angioedema Off And On
Could be : Hae or hereditary angioedema is a genetic swelling disease due to deficiency or dysfuntion in a protein called c1 inhibitor. Typical symptoms include recurrent swelling without hives and unexplained abdominal pain that typically lasts 3-5 days on average. Each child of a parent with hae has a 50% risk of having the disease and it should not skip generations. An allergist can help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
From a medical standpoint, "genetic" refers to the potential heritability of various medical conditions. While some conditions are inevitable (at some point in one's life) as a consequence of simple genetic heritability (eg huntington's disease), a large number of medical conditions (including all behaviorial health disorders) are the expressed final pathway of a ...Read more
Yes: It is a factor XII issue which is encoded in your genome. ...Read more
Angioedema: In 80% cause we dont know what s causing it. It s a form of chronic urticaria. There is a chance you may develop this, higher that the rest of population. You may never develop it whatsoever, if it happens go see a dermatologist to see if can identify a cause and establish proper diagnosis. Hope it helps. ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with idiopathic angioedema, which is controlled by ranitidine and cetirizine. What can I do to get off the meds?
Is it safe to try to conceive while having hives and angioedema? My doctor said I should cure the hives first and then keep trying to get pregnant.
No problem: Most hives can be controlled by antihistamines even in above average doses. Since many antihistamines are in category b pregnancy, you can take them throughout your pregnancy. There is often no cure for hives but an allergist can help you to control them. At your age, you should not wait any longer if you want to conceive. However do not get pregnant if you get choking from throat swelling. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Extra X in men: Klinefelter syndrome is usually caused by an extra x chromosome in males, changing their normal 46, xy chromosome constitution to 47, xxy. The extra x causes tall stature with an asthenic build, underdevelopment of the testis and infertility. Sometimes there is more than one x, like 48, xxxy, often causing intellectual disability. The extra chromosome is a chance occurrence. ...Read more
Double dose of genes: Genetic disorders are more likely to show up from incest because people who are related have many genes in common. Usually the genes that cause genetic disorders are rare but if the parents share genes the baby is likely to get a double dose of the rare gene so the disorder is more likely to be apparent. For some genes it requires the same gene come from both parents to show up in the child. ...Read more
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