Angioedema- Overview, Symptoms, Causes and Prevention

Angioedema- Overview, Symptoms, Causes And Prevention

What is Angioedema? Angioedema is a type of swelling, which can become extreme, in the deep part of the inner layer of the skin and below. In some cases, this swelling occurs along with the appearance of hives. For this reason, angioedema is sometimes called “giant hives.” Hives are itchy and raised, red welts which develop on the skin surface, involving only the two layers of skin. Urticarial is a separate term to hives. Both angioedema and hives may be caused by an allergic reaction or food intolerance, a side…

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