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aspirin induced asthma

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Aspirin can trigger asthma flare up. Aspirin indirectly increases chemical mediator production known as leukotriennes which are potent bronchial sm ... Read More
Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
In some...: Some asthmatic patients have a triad of asthma, nasal polyps and Aspirin sensitivity. This is known as "triad asthma" and these patients need to avoid ... Read More

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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Trigger: Aspirin does no necessarily cause asthma. It is ok in most people with asthma. There is a group of people with asthma and nasal polyps, who as a syndr ... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
For some: Probably up to 10% of the patients with severe persistent asthma may have aspirin-exacerbated-respiratory disease.. Severe asthma may be triggered on ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possible: If you have what is called aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease, (usually asthma, sinusitis, nasal polyps) then most nsaids can trigger exacerbatio ... Read More
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Could be!: There is a triad of asthma, Aspirin sensitivity and nasal polyps that is well known. You don't even have to have all three. The question is: is it re ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Shulan
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not true: Most people who are sensitive to Aspirin (also to nsaids such as Ibuprofen ) react to the way these medications block inflammatory pathways. Desensit ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
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A female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: No it should not but why on earth should you want to take it?
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes, likely: Asthma attacks triggered by Aspirin can be severe and life threatening. Albuterol administered by a nebulizer or through an inhaler (with good inhale ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: It does not always involve asthma although nasal polyps and sinusitis often precede the onset of asthma in aspirin-sensitivity. This is a condition u ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
A bad idea: I think this is a bad idea. If you have a severe reaction at home and breathing problems, you are in a very severe situation. What are the symptoms ar ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Find out: It is quite possible you are allergic since aspirin is well known to cause this type of allergic reaction. You either need to stop using aspirin altog ... Read More
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