Phoenix Angioedema Treatment

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Angioedema is swelling in the deep layers of the skin. It is often seen together with urticaria (hives). Angioedema many times occurs in soft tissues such as the eyelids, mouth or genitals. Angioedema is called “acute” if the condition lasts only a short time such as minutes to hours. Acute angioedema is commonly caused by an allergic reaction to medications or foods. Chronic recurrent angioedema is when the condition returns over a long period of time. It typically does not have an identifiable cause.

Hereditary angioedema (HAE) is a rare, but serious genetic condition involving swelling in various body parts including the hands, feet, face, intestinal wall and airways. It does not respond to treatment with antihistamines or adrenaline so it is important to come see one of our providers so we can help manage and find the correct treatments for angioedema. “Skin Allergy Overview.” www.aaaai.org. N.p., 2015. Web. 8 Apr. 2015.

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Common Symptoms & Causes of Angioedema

When you suspect that you may be suffering from angioedema, it is essential to know all of the symptoms so you know when it is pertinent to visit a doctor. Common symptoms for angioedema include large, thick, firm welts covering the skin, swelling and redness, and pain or warmth around the affected areas. These can all be caused by a variety of things including previously consumed foods, medications, allergens that you frequently come into contact with, and even contributing environmental factors. As angioedemas can potentially be life threatening, it is important to see a doctor right away.

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Diagnosing & Treating Angioedema

For treatment and diagnosis of angioedemas, visit Dr. Shimamoto and Dr. Jain at San Tan Allergy & Asthma. Our caring professionals will examine the welts and areas of swelling, and take a comprehensive medical history of each patient, taking extra care to locate the cause of your angioedema. If an immediate cause is not located, we can provide you with skin and blood testing so as to find the source of your discomfort and take measures to avoid further angioedemas in the future.

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For licensed practitioners who take special care in finding the cause of patient discomfort, visit Doctors Shimamoto and Jain at San Tan Allergy & Asthma. Board certified by the American Board of Allergy & Immunology and Pediatrics, Dr. Jain has co-authored a number of studies and continues to remain up to date in medical innovation. Dr. Shimamoto, featured as one of Phoenix’s Top Docs, founded San Tan Allergy & Asthma in 2005, and continues to provide excellent patient care and treatment for all who walk through his doors. For help with your angioedema, visit the licensed professionals at San Tan Allergy & Asthma.

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