Allergy swelling of the legs
The onset of allergic edema is associated withthe use of various kinds of allergens. As food allergens can act and food, and medicines. The appearance of edema can begin on different parts of the body, but in most cases they face, eyes, throat, legs, hands and other parts. If there is an allergic edema, then you need to seriously react to it, as this is a sign of a serious allergy. If the nasopharynx and throat swells, then urgently need to be treated, because of severe swelling, breathing may become difficult, and even choking may develop. Consider the symptoms of allergic edema and its treatment.
Allergic edema may be accompanied byvarious symptoms depending on what is the individual's reaction to the allergen. For the edema that appears against the background of allergies, the appearance of swelling of some parts of the human body or its organs is characteristic. As a rule, such a swelling occurs on the feet and face. In most cases, when there is an allergic swelling there is no pain, but there may be other manifestations that affect the work of the whole organism. Allergic edema may be accompanied by:
- a small rash,
- severe itching.
In other cases, the skin, on the contrary, can becometoo pale. Sometimes, concomitant with external swelling, it is possible to develop internal swelling, for example, the larynx, nasopharynx or trachea. Such swelling is quite serious, as a person can become difficult to breathe, and if the case is more serious, the skin of the face can turn blue. In addition, the symptoms of an allergic edema may include even the development of syncope.
- Eyes. Often, there may be swelling in the upper eyelids. In most cases, the cause of such an allergy is the impact of pollen from plants, milk, eggs, chocolate, etc. When developing eye swelling, first and foremost, it is necessary to identify and exclude allergens. Then it is possible to treat allergic swelling with tablets against allergies and ointments.
- Lips. Allergic swelling on the lips can be causedfood allergens or medicines. In addition, cases of development of an allergy to insect bites or animal wool have been documented. When allergic edema occurs on the lips, their treatment is reduced to revealing the allergen and the use of tablets from allergies.
- Nose. A common type of edema isswelling of the nose, which can occur when exposure to certain allergens, seasonally, and at any other time through chronic allergic reactions. As allergens can act paint, smoke, smells of perfume, air fresheners, etc. With edema, there may be abundant discharge from the nose. In addition, it is possible to change the color of the skin in the nose area, from gray to blue hues. Such an allergic edema is removed with the help of a special solution, with which the nasal sinuses are rinsed.
- Legs. The occurrence of edema of the legs is possible through articulardisease or through exposure to an allergen. Treatment of such an allergic edema should be prescribed by a doctor, since the presence of an allergy can be triggered by swelling of the throat, accompanied by wheezing in the voice, fever, difficulties with breathing and swallowing. If there is such an allergy, then treatment should be carried out with the help of antihistamines.
- Nasopharynx. Allergic edema of the nasopharynx can be causedthe presence of an allergy to cigarette smoke, exhaust fumes and other odors that can cause intolerance. With the development of nasopharyngeal edema, a runny nose, hoarseness, tearing and sneezing may occur. To treat such edema, it is necessary to eliminate the effect of the allergen on the human body and to perform treatment with antihistamines.
- Lungs. Lung edema can be caused by bitesof insects. For such an allergic edema is characterized by a sudden onset, the appearance of dyspnea, a feeling of tightness in the chest and a sense of heaviness in this area. Perhaps the development of itching of different parts of the body, most often it affects the hands, face and head. Pulmonary edema may accompany nausea or even vomiting. This kind of allergic edema is dangerous for human life, so in its development it is necessary to contact the ambulance. Self-medication is not allowed. A similar situation with edema of the bronchi, the symptoms of which include the appearance of shortness of breath, wheezing, coughing, and heavy breathing.
Thus, if anyallergic edema, then, first of all, it is necessary to carry out diagnostics and identify the source of allergy, after which the doctor prescribes treatment, which means, in most cases, the adoption of antihistamines. In some cases, there is a need for cleaning the body. Many allergic reactions can be caused by the presence in the human body of parasites that do not like certain foods. First you need to get rid of these parasites, and then gradually introduce the product, which marked the development of allergies.