Angioedema - Frequently Asked Questions

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Which doctor should you consult for angioedema?

You should consult a general medicine practitioner

2. Are there any warning signs of attack?

Attacks are unpredictable, but may warn you with irritability, anxiety, extreme fatigue, rash, or irritating sensation of the skin with beginning of swelling.

3. Is angiodema life threatening?

If angiodema affects laryngeal tissues and results in swelling in the throat, it can be life threatening and require immediate attention since it might severely obstruct breathing.

4. What are the side effects of the treatment?

Side effects of treatment depend on medication prescribed, dosage, and mode of administration. Patient needs to talk to the doctor about potential side effects and its immediate management if patient faces any..

5. What is the prognosis of angiodema?

Once diagnosed, its prognosis ranges from fair to good depending on the treatment for symptoms.

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