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Is asthma dominant or recessive

A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
New problem: Diabetes and CAD would not cause tremor. Asthma medication can depending on drug and dose. You may have an independent issue with tremor. A neurologis... Read More
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Several: A potential cause would be the bronchodilator used for your asthma control. Aside from the rescue inhaler, the combination inhalers usually contain a ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Possible: It is not unusual for a patient to have a history of asthma as a child/teen have the symptoms resolve and then return as an adult.
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Yes: Asthma can present or represent at any time.
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
By definition: Many would never use a single episode of wheezing as a true indication of asthma. An early, simple definition of asthma is:"recurrent episodes of whee... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean McGhee
Allergy and Immunology 23 years experience
Genes + environment: People with asthma usually are predisposed to be allergic. This is usually inherited, and so caused by your particular genes. However, this alone is n... Read More
Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Also infection: While 80% of asthma patients have allergies, there are patients whose asthma starts after they had a respiratory infection. Those infections can be du... Read More
Dr. Michael Rupp
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
Allergies: The majority of childhood asthma is caused by allergies creating inflammation in the lungs which leads to narrowing of the air tubes in the lungs and ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Inflammation: There are many causes of asthma, allergies and pollution and reactions to infections are just a few. Inflammation builds up in the airways and so does... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Asthma?: Asthma is mostly from inflammation of the airways leading to mucus, spasm, and obstruction. The symptoms consist of various combinations of coughing, ... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
No: Very much treatable though.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
Pharmacy 18 years experience
Difficult to answer: Most asthma that starts in childhood can be linked to allergies. As we mature, other "triggers" may come into play such as occupational triggers (dust... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Can be: Asthma can be a disability depending on the severity of the asthma.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine 17 years experience
No: It is not; asthma is the body's response to allergens or irritants in the air. Individual's responses to these stimuli vary widely, but they are not ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alex Martinez
Specializes in Allergy
Many causes 4 asthma: Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease of the airways caused by both inherited and environmental factors. It doesn't spread like infections but deve... Read More

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