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Angioedema

Self-care

Avoid substances known to trigger angioedema. Take an over-the-counter antihistamine, and apply a cool, wet compress to the swollen area.

When to seek immediate medical care

See a doctor immediately if:

  • Throat swelling
  • Trouble breathing

When to make a doctor's appointment

Make an appointment to see a doctor if:

  • Persists or worsens

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