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Really could use a little help!!!!!

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  • Posted By: louisianamom75
  • October 22, 2008
  • 05:53 AM

My 12 yr old daughter has been suffering for the past year with her right arm, hand and fingers swelling and she is in a lot of pain when this happens. the veins in her arm turn very dark and her arm stays warm (hot to touch). I have taken her to a number of doctors in Louisiana and in Texas and no one can seem to pinpoint exactly what is causing this. The episodes start happening maybe once every month or so now they are occuring more often, in which it is starting to interfere with her school work. I am so tired of going from one doctor to the next and no one can help me. She is so tired of being stuck with needles that all she can do is cry her self to sleep at night. I pray that someone, anyone reads this and can offer me and family so help to end this once and for all.

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  • Does the swelling happen around her period? If so, has anyone considered hereditary angioedema? Try here: www.haea.org
    aquila 1,263 Replies
    • October 22, 2008
    • 04:33 PM
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