Angioedema sentence example
- Common symptoms of food allergies include hives, angioedema (swelling), rashes, respiratory congestion, and gastrointestinal problems such as constipation, diarrhea, and/or gas.
- For example, a child who has had hives is at risk for angioedema (swelling of the blood vessels) and anaphylaxis.
- Angioedema occurs within a few minutes of exposure to the drug, often in conjunction with urticaria.
- Angioedema can become life-threatening if the swelling affects the larynx (voice box) and the air passages become blocked.
- Symptoms of drug sensitivities often are very similar to those of drug allergies and include rashes, urticaria, and angioedema.Advertisement
- Angioedema can take hours or days to subside; however, the swelling can be reduced with a corticosteroid or antihistamine.
- Severe angioedema requires an immediate injection of epinephrine (a form of adrenaline) and further observation in a hospital.
- Involvement of larger areas, such as whole sections of a limb, is called angioedema.
- Angioedema is characterized by more diffuse swelling.
- Azithromycin has, rarely, been associated with allergic reactions, including angioedema (swelling), anaphylaxis, and severe skin reactions.Advertisement
- Allergens that enter the circulation may cause hives, angioedema, anaphylaxis, or atopic dermatitis.
- When absorbed into the bloodstream, they may cause hives (urticaria) or more severe reactions involving recurrent, non-inflammatory swelling of the skin, mucous membranes, organs, and brain (angioedema).
- A deeper and more extensive skin reaction, involving more extensive fluid collection and pain, is called angioedema.