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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
No: No benefit to rotating them, agree. Attempt to find one and a dose that keeps you symptom free. All the best.

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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
51 years experience Endocrinology
Depends on dose: High doses and/or frequent use can cause growth retardation in children and bone loss.In both children and adults.
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Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Probably: Inhaled steroids, often used in the treatment of asthma, may have an effect on growth and bone density. However, depending on the severity of your ast ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: Your asthma plan should be revised and a virtual appointment may help to determine the next step. Allergic responses can change over time.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Galli
26 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Long term yes.: By long term= years. Generally the most acute reaction is voice changes from the steroids affecting vocal cords. Also one may get thrush if not rinsin ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
You should increase!: If your asthma gets worse, or if you have a viral cold, which causes asthma to get worse, you need to increase the use of your inhaled steroid. There ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Probably: Although there has been no proof that inhaled steroid is harmful for the fetus, budesonide is the only one considered category B for pregnancy. At 2 ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Inhaled meds: Albuterols does not affect the weight. Generally inhaled steroids don't either unless you are taking very high doses. Usually the prescribed long term ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Asthma flare: Can still happen without a reason, often times it is something in the environment, exposure to a virus, or just emotional excitement. Please adhere to ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Don't.: Won't help, could feel worse. Call your doctor. Steroids should not cause such agitation and anxiety and they might not be the right drug for you.

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