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What are some questions for your doctor about hereditary angioedema (HAE)?

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Some questions for your doctor about hereditary angioedema (HAE) include:

  • Do I need more tests?
  • What can I expect from this condition?
  • What treatments do you recommend? What are their side effects?
  • What should I do if my throat swells? How likely is that?
  • How can I find out what triggers my attacks?
  • Will I pass this condition on to my children?
  • Should my family get tested for HAE?
  • Will this affect my plans to have a family?

SOURCES:

HAEA: “What is HAE?” "Treating HAE."

AAAAI: “Understanding Hereditary Angioedema.”

Chnniah, N. Australia and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, February 2009.

National Center for Advance Translational Sciences: “Hereditary angioedema.”

National Library of Medicine, Genetics Home Reference: "What is hereditary angioedema?"

NORD: “Angioedema, Hereditary.”

HAECanada: “Frequently Asked Questions.”

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on March 16, 2021

SOURCES:

HAEA: “What is HAE?” "Treating HAE."

AAAAI: “Understanding Hereditary Angioedema.”

Chnniah, N. Australia and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, February 2009.

National Center for Advance Translational Sciences: “Hereditary angioedema.”

National Library of Medicine, Genetics Home Reference: "What is hereditary angioedema?"

NORD: “Angioedema, Hereditary.”

HAECanada: “Frequently Asked Questions.”

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on March 16, 2021

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