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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Bradin
27 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Bronchodilators : Start with bronchodilator like albuterol 4 puffs w/ spacer or a nebulized treatment and early use of steroid. Severe asthma- consider mag sulfate, sq ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Mehra
43 years experience Pulmonology
Serious complication: Cyanosis in an asthmatic is an ominous sign, life threatening.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Very much so : There is in fact a diagnosis referred to as adult onset asthma. It's possible to develop asthma in your 50's or 60's+!
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Exercise is very important, in general, and especially for asthma. All asthmatics should be able to do whatever they want to do -- including exercise. ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
It can happen: ..at anytime in your life.most likely due to allergens in the environment.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience Pharmacy
Not sure about quest: One of the primary diagnostic criteria for asthma are symptoms. Can asthma occur at any age- yes.But without any symptoms why would you think you have ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Asthma in some of its milder forms is often mislabeled in kids as bronchitis or recurrent pneumonia. As you age the pattern may become more definite & ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The : The simple answer is yes; asthma can develop at any age including adulthood. However, studies have shown that there is substantial complexity to this. ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Windisch
24 years experience Pediatrics
Asthma is for life: You can bring the symptoms under good control and may never have symptoms again but the risk is always there.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natalie Geary
29 years experience Pediatrics
Asthma: The diagnosis of asthma at any age is potentially dangerous if not managed correctly but with proper guidance and correct use of medication it is cont ... Read More
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