Hives and Angioedema (cont.)
Authors and Editors
Author: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth.com
Editor: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR
Previous contributing author and editors:
Author: Richard E. Daily, MD, FAAEM, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Skagg's Community Health Center.
Editors: Scott H. Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Mary L. Windle, Pharm D, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine.com, Inc; Ron Fuerst, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of South Carolina College of Medicine; Director, Children's Emergency Center, Children's Hospital of Richland Memorial Hospital.
REFERENCES:Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2010
Guy, Allysia M., and Richard H. Sinert. "Angioedema." eMedicine.com. Apr. 14, 2010. <http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/756261-overview>.
Linscott, M. Scott. "Urticaria." eMedicine.com. Apr. 2, 2010. <http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/762917-overview>.
Must Read Articles Related to Hives and Angioedema
An allergic reaction is an overreaction to a harmless substance. Symptoms and signs of an allergic reaction include hives, rashes, swelling, itching, wheezing, ...learn more >>
Eczema is a term frequently used to describe any sort of dermatitis. Causes of eczema is generally accepted to be genetically inherited. Common triggers of atop...learn more >>
A rash is a visible skin outbreak. Examples of noninfectious rashes include eczema, psoriasis, contact dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, rosacea, hives, and al...learn more >>
Patient Comments & Reviews
The eMedicineHealth doctors ask about Hives and Angioedema: