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Suggest treatment for severe angioedema

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Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo

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Posted on Wed, 8 Mar 2017 in Asthma and Allergy
Question: Severe angioedema is going on. It started as hives on top of hands and face/ears/neck/chest area
Not too itchy but with bumps and redness. Took local antihistamine (creme) and over the counter pills.
It changed to angioedema during last night. Epipen? Anything that I can do instead visiting physician?
Thank you in advance.
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Answered by Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Lymphatic Filariasis,Eosinophilic Lung Disease

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for your question.
I do understand your pain and discomfort.
As per your history is concerned please do-
1)Full blood count with differential
2)Check your stool and urine[RE/ME]
Follow me with report and stop all symptomatic drugs,

I hope I was able to address your query. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to write to me.
Wishing you all the best.
Thanks
Dr U N Sahoo
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