Discussions By Condition: I cannot get a diagnosis.

Mrs Jacobs

Posted In: I cannot get a diagnosis. 0 Replies
  • Posted By:
  • February 1, 2007
  • 08:53 AM

My mother has been suffering for years now with what we think is some kind of allergy or stress related condition. The doctors have so far been unsuccessful with a diagnosis. It happens about once every 3 weeks, for no specific reason, and after eating no specific food, her cheeks swell up, sometimes only one cheek, sometimes both cheeks. It starts with a prickly sensation, then becomes hot and itchy. It seems to be getting worse as the swelling now effects her throat aswell. It closes her throat and she feels she cant breath. Please help.

Reply Flag this Discussion
Thanks! A moderator will review your post and it will be live within the next 24 hours.

Signs of a Psoriasis Flare

Know the five types of psoriasis and how to spot flares.

How Diabetes Medications Affect Your Appetite

Newer diabetes treatments can suppress appetite and aid weight loss.

What to Do For Dry Mouth

Try these tips to get your salivary glands back into action.

The Painkiller – Constipation Connection

Constipation is a common side effect of opioid and narcotic pain medicines.

9 Signs of Sensitive Skin

Is it sensitive skin or something else?