Angioedema is a swelling similar to hives which can often be mistaken for hives as the primary symptom is swelling and redness. It is caused typically by a release of histamines which results from an allergic reaction. The main difference is that angioedema occurs beneath the upper layer of skin tissues. Hives are often called welts. They are a surface... Read full guide »
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