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I used to have asthma when i was a little kid it went away after using my inhaler for a while but now i think it came back is that possible

A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Yes: It's actually pretty common for someone with childhood asthma to have recurrence as an adult. I have had that too.
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes: Not unusual. Maybe you have developed an allergy i.e. To pets or environment, or are under stress, or started smoking, any of these can trigger recurr... Read More
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: There is no known cure for asthma but patients can have very long symptom-free intervals and then, suddenly, have an exacerbation. So, it is very poss... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Confusing statement: Your statement gives no clue whether your asthma is active now or not, or what your question is.Much of the wheezing in early childhood will disappear... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Med failure: There are many reasons why your asthma medications may not be working as well as before. Improper technique, inappropriate medication, expired medica... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
Pediatrics 30 years experience
Asthma: If asthma symptoms require frequent use of rescue therapy like albuterol use, causes night time awakenings from cough, frequent er visits for asthma, ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
reactive airway Dz.: Actually, if you want to confirm if you in fact have asthma and that the treatment plan is appropriate- it is best to be seen by your doctor. A full... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 18 years experience
If you have had: infection recently please get to the healthcare provider to check for continuing infection, or blood clot in the lungs (pulmonary embolism). A diagno... Read More
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Rinse: Rinse your mouth after using the inhalers. Sometimes there is a fungal infection which may develop following the use of inhaled steroids.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Lentnek
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
How severe?: Most young individuals with COVID-19 have no symptoms at all. Of those who do, respiratory symptoms are the most common, especially if they have prio... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
What inhaler?: is it a steroid inhaler? if yes, so make sure you rinse your mouth and throat after using it, yes at times you may have fungal infection from steroid ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Go back on it: Unless you have mostly avoided the allergen triggers or the asthma was triggered by a viral infection, the recurrence of asthma should be expected onc... Read More

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