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Dr. Richard Ruth
21 years experience in Internal Medicine
Emerency: 911, there is no cure.

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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
48 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Seasonal allergies can exacerbate asthma even after many asthma free years .Body keeps memory against allergies for rest of life.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manav Singla
22 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Call 911 if severe!: Any time your child has asthma symptoms, it is an attack. Some attacks end quickly. Others are serious. An attack is bad if: the child has trouble bre ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alex Martinez
Specializes in Allergy
Many triggers: Asthma starts with inflammation of the airways. That inflammation can be triggered by many exposures, such as allergies, infections, and weather chang ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Windisch
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Swelling of airway: Asthma is a combination of airway swelling, constriction of the small airways and increased mucus production. This occurs in the small airways called ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Majzun
13 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Consider 911: Asthma is a common disease, but it does kill over 3, 000 people in the us every year. Make sure you always carry a rescue inhaler. See a physician to ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rosch
48 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Asthma is not a game: Asthma attacks, status asthmaticus, can be an acute medical emergency and usually requires medical intervention. Get to medical care not only to reli ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Control it: If your asthma is under control , your attacks should be infrequent. If you are currently having one, you should useyour albuterol inhaler. Consult an ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jen Jen Chen
12 years experience in Pediatric Pulmonology
Rescue inhaler: Take your rescue inhaler (albuterol, proair, ventolin, xopenex) 2-6 puffs if you're having an attack. You can give it up to three times, 20 minutes a ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
21 years experience in Pediatric Pulmonology
Follow your plan: Hopefully, you have a written plan for those situations. You use your rescue medications (inhalers) and may also possibly need steroids for a few days ... Read More

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