Swelling of Feet and Ankle: Its Causes and Treatment

swelling There are many causes for swollen feet which may be minor, temporary or small to notice. While swelling in the foot, leg, and ankle usually doesn’t pose a significant health risk, but it is important to consult your doctor. It usually goes away on its own, but sometimes it can be a sign of a health problem like low protein         Read More …

Angioedema: Meaning, Diagnosis and Overview

Angioedema (AE) is the rapid swelling of the deeper layers of the skin. It is similar to urticaria (hives or welts) which occur on upper dermis (surface of skin). It is possible to have angioedema without hives. A significant number of patients have both urticaria and angioedema. The edema caused by accumulation of fluid can be severe and can affect any part of the body, including hands, lips, eyes, genitals, feet etc.