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Angioedema

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Introduction
Angioedema is the swelling of the deeper layers of the skin, caused by a build-up of fluid.
Symptoms of angioedema
The main sign of angioedema is swelling that develops below the surface of the skin.
Causes of angioedema
Angioedema is often caused by a problem with the immune system, although there are many cases where no cause can be identified.
Diagnosing angioedema
Diagnosising angioedema is relatively straightforward, but tests are required to determine which type it is.
Treating angioedema
Medication is the main treatment for angioedema, although many cases getter better after a few days without treatment.
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