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Should I talk to my doctor about my angioedema symptoms?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

In many cases, angioedema is mild and can be treated at home. Often, the allergen responsible will be known and can be avoided.
However, if your angioedema causes difficulty swallowing or breathing, if your angioedema occurs over and over without a clear cause, or if your angioedema followed a bee sting, you should see your doctor, or even make a visit to the emergency room. In addition, if you have a family history of hereditary angioedema, you may want to talk to your doctor about your symptoms.

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