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Can cold urticaria and heart disease be related?

my son, age 47 in a couple of weeks, was diagnosed with cold urticaria when he was 15+-, currently he is awaiting triple by pass surgery, in a couple of weeks, posponed to an inflamed pancreas...my question is ..is there a connection between cold urticaria and heart disease? Out of the blue he has 2 blocked vessels at 100% and one at 60%, in addition the heart\muscle is only beating at 20%....Molly
Mon, 5 Feb 2018
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Hello!

Welcome and thank you for asking on HCM!

I passed carefully through your question and would explain that there is not a direct connection between urticaria and his cardiac condition.
But an infection or an autoimmune disorder could lead to this complex clinical scenario. You should discuss with his doctor on these issues.

Hope you will find this answer helpful!

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