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Have swelling on lips and other parts of the body. Suggest solution?

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Hi Doctor,
I have a swelling on my lips and some body parts. It will appear frequently.
Is that because of any allergy? Please confirm and suggest a solution for that.

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Posted Tue, 22 Oct 2013 in Skin Hair and Nails
 
 
Answered by Dr. Rahul Kumar 20 hours later
Brief Answer:
angioedema, allergy

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for the query.
You might be suffering from a condition called as angioedema.
It is an allergic condition.
There must be a particular food or any other item with which you are getting this allergy.
Try to notice it and eliminate it.
Treatment is with anti histamines like cetrizine.
Steroids might be required if it is severe.
Let me know if you have any other doubts.
Thank you
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