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Why do angioedema and hives usually happen together?
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Hives/Angioedema
Both are typically triggered by the same mechanism which is the release of histamine from mast cells and basophils.

In brief: Hives/Angioedema
Both are typically triggered by the same mechanism which is the release of histamine from mast cells and basophils.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Dr. Michael P Vaughn
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Skin allergy
Both hives and angioedema can be caused by the same mechanism: the release of histamine and other allergic chemicals from mast cells that bind allergic antibody (ige).
There are also other non-allergic causes for both hives and angioedema.

In brief: Skin allergy
Both hives and angioedema can be caused by the same mechanism: the release of histamine and other allergic chemicals from mast cells that bind allergic antibody (ige).
There are also other non-allergic causes for both hives and angioedema.
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
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