HAE Attack Triggers
What causes Hereditary Angiodema (HAE) attacks?
Most attacks occur spontaneously, with no apparent reason; however these situations have been cited as triggers.
- minor trauma
- illnesses such as colds and flu
Trauma to the oral cavity caused by dental procedures make HAE patients particularly vulnerable to airway attacks.
Patients have also reported swelling in extremities following
- prolonged writing
- pushing a lawn mower
- and other physical activities.
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