Guide To Milk Allergy Symptoms

Swelling In And Around The Mouth

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Swelling in and around the mouth is yet another a symptom of milk allergy. This reaction is due to the release of histamine. As the immune system releases histamine into the body to combat the allergen, various chemical reactions within the body, including inflammation and swelling. This swelling may be limited to the area around the mouth, including the lips, but it also may occur inside the mouth. If the tongue and throat swell, it can restrict the airway, causing difficulty breathing. Swelling in and around the mouth can be fatal and it is important for anyone experiencing this type of allergic reaction to seek medical assistance immediately.

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