Doctors for Angioedema in Siddharameshwar Nagar, Hubli-Dharwad
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Angioedema is the swelling under the skin instead of being on the surface. It may be caused due to an allergic reaction. During the allergy the body releases histamine when the immune system detects a foreign material called an allergen. The swelling is visible on the lips, eyes and face. The symptoms include swelling, voice changes, breathing trouble and abdominal pain.
HOW IS ANGIOEDEMA DIAGNOSED?
The diagnosis of angioedema can be done by the general physician. The doctor may start by asking you about triggers as well as a family history of such welts, as this can be a genetic ailment too. Further, an allergy skin test and other blood tests may be conducted to determine the causes and the possible treatment.
HOW IS ANGIOEDEMA TREATED?
It is treated by initially avoiding the allergen. Cetirizine may be used to lower the severity of attacks.
DID YOU KNOW?
Angioedema ranks as the top allergic disorder resulting in hospitalization in the US.