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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rafael Ubeda
44 years experience Family Medicine
No : The causes of asthma are multifactorial and the final effect is btonchonstriccion provoking the narrowing of bronchi , hyper secretion and wheezing Th ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely: True asthma is a genetically influenced disorder where natural lung based modulators (bronchoconstrictors/relaxors) and not functioning in a balance. ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Williams
18 years experience Pharmacy
Difficult to say: Though asthma is a chronic condition, your dose of advair (for instance) may go down and possibly eliminated but there are no guarantees. Exercise is ... Read More

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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
Generally No: We think that current asthma medications are safe for the baby. You need to check with your doctor for advice specific to the medication. But remember ... Read More
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Dr. William Walsh
17 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes but...: The likelihood of harm from not taking the drugs (asthma attacks) is much more likely than the risk of harm from the drugs themselves, and the risks t ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes - important: It is very important that patients with asthma optimize their asthma before getting pregnant. They should continue to use these medications during pre ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Ansimar: Doxofylline, a newer generation to theophylline, an old medication for asthma, used nowadays as an adjunct treatment for asthma, not the main treatmen ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suresh Anand
26 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Cellulite lotion: Aminophylline has been a useful drug for asthma. It is still used but not as frequently. When used by mouth or intravenously we are able to check the ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robi Rosenfeld
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Depends: some drugs may affect them such as albuterol.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Chapman
41 years experience Cardiology
Doc: You have multiple symptoms that may indicate pulmonary, cardiac, or gastrointestinal problems. See a doc to get these symptoms checked out.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Chronic asthma: You need to see a doctor who is well versed in treating asthma, as this is a chronic condition that will get worse if you are not treated correctly.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
44 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not dangerous at all: Rescue medications like albuterol are analogs of Epinephrine & norepinephrine, 2 chemical hormones made by your body that have multiple effects stimul ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Difficult: There is an inflammation component to asthma that needs to be treated with medications. But if you have allergy induced asthma, you can get allergy sh ... Read More
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