-- Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- Angioedema is the medical term for hive-like
swelling beneath the skin. It's often caused by an allergic
The U.S. National Library of Medicine mentions these common
triggers for angioedema:
If someone has difficulty breathing in addition to the swelling,
seek emergency medical treatment immediately.
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