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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rashed Hasan
30 years experience Pediatrics
GERD: Most cases of Gastro-esophageal reflux are due to the loose sphincter at the junction of the esophagus with the stomach. This allows some the gastric ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
It may be!: There are many theories about the reason for an increasing number of asthma patients. These include increased use of antibiotics (hygiene hypothesis) ... Read More
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Dr. Sunil Mehra
43 years experience Pulmonology
Serious complication: Cyanosis in an asthmatic is an ominous sign, life threatening.
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patricia Harkins
30 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Either or both: Asthma, allergies, and eczema are all considered "atopic" disorders. An individual can have one or all of them. If you have allergies and asthma, th ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: If an asthma attack is very severe it can lead to respiratory failure where, the oxygen level can decrease and lead to cyanosis (bluish color of the l ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sarkis Barupian
39 years experience Family Medicine
Prevention: There might be no cure however you may be able to control it so well that you may think it is cured. Avoid your specific allergens and triggers that ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: By definition, asthma is a reversible airway disease (or at least partially reversible). When properly treated, the lung function should return to nor ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Sheehy
39 years experience Pediatrics
Depends : If the cough occurs immediately after using pulmicourt, it may be related but if the cough is persistent, with exertion or hours after the pulmicourt, ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
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Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Air trapping: can be caused by any obstructive lung disease including asthma, it is simply inability to fully exhale, disappears with good asthma control,
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Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
You : You need to be evaluated by your doctor sooner rather than later. Exercise induced asthma is asthma that is triggered by exercise. The fact that you a ... Read More

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