Doctors for Hereditary Angioedema in Pathribagh, Dehradun
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Hereditary Angioedema is a disorder caused due to hereditary reasons and it is caused at birth. The condition is seen in swelling under the skin in different parts of the body. Swelling symptoms can appear even in childhood and they tend to go undiagnosed as well. The disorder is related to the levels of protein in the body system.
HOW IS HEREDITARY ANGIOEDEMA DIAGNOSED?
General physician may conduct a complete examination of the swelling and evaluate your symptoms. Blood tests are conducted to test the levels of C1 inhibitor function, C1 inhibitor level and complement components C4.
HOW IS HEREDITARY ANGIOEDEMA TREATED?
The usual treatment for Hereditary Angioedema is to administer an intravenous injection called C1 esterase inhibitor. After giving this medicine, the doctor may advise you to get the injections given at home on your own. Some internal medicines may also be prescribed.
DID YOU KNOW?
This is a problem that can aggravate anytime and thus proves to be fatal if there is no medical aid around. In particular if there is choking due to blocked airways there’s always a threat.