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Monday, March 5, 2012

Common Symptoms of Angioedema

Although angioedema is often used interchangeably with urticaria or hives, angioedema differs from the latter as a swelling of the skin and mucous membranes, and in a rash, swelling of the dermis is limited. However, a person with urticaria, angioedema may suffer from the same time. We do not know exactly what causes angioedema, although there may be many causes such as allergies, side effect of certain medications, etc. It is important to understand the different symptoms of this condition present with angioedema, so they can be identified as soon as possible.

Symptoms of angioedema

* One of the most common symptoms are swelling of angioedema present company. Usually the most affected areas of skin, including skin around mouth and eyes, and in the region of the mouth and throat. Sometimes the swelling can be a tab that can be during a period of several minutes.
* Sometimes, the skin is slightly thicker, the skin of the hands also be affected and may be swollen. This swelling can be painful to touch and they can also itch.
* Depending on how many nerves in the region have been affected because of swelling, a person may have paresthesia (abnormal sensations on the skin) or anesthesia (no sensation of the skin).
* As already mentioned, symptoms of hives, rashes, redness and swelling at the same time when a person has angioedema. Big bubbles, also known as bubbles, are also in areas where a lot of swelling.
* In some instances where swelling of the lips or eyes, which can be severe enough to allow movement, how the eyelids that are swollen enough to not allow you to open your eyes and lips may increase in size , number of times it can be three times normal size.
* Sometimes, tongue or lining of the throat so severe that it can lead to respiratory stridor. The swelling prevents the normal flow of air that can cause shortness of breath and difficulty breathing. If these symptoms are severe angioedema properly treated, can lead to respiratory arrest.

This is a condition called hereditary angioedema, which did not show more severe symptoms such as angioedema. HAE symptoms include sudden swelling and very fast in the face, hands, feet, digestive tract and respiratory tract. Among these symptoms, angioedema, respiratory tract and cause more complications. Intestinal angioedema include severe stomach pain due to swelling of the digestive tract and can cause blockage in the race. This also leads to vomiting and diarrhea and may have more serious cases to hospital. The main problem and the risk of this condition is that these episodes are regular in nature, but will be activated when the next chapter, this is something anyone can say.

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