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what are the modifiable and non modifiable risks of asthma

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Asthma is a risk factor for:: Anaphylaxis, Atopic dermatitis, Collapsed lung, Conjunctivitis, Gastroesophageal reflux disease, Group B streptococcal infection, Nasal polyps, Pani ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Asthma risk: The worst it can be fatal. It also affects your everyday function and sleep if it is not controlled and with time, if not treated can lead to scarring ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The risk factors for getting Asthma include:: Allergen, Gastroesophageal reflux disease, Nasal polyps, Obesity, Tobacco smoking, Asthma.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Galli
26 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: Depends on how well controlled you are and what meds your on. Severity of asthma is determined by use of meds and frequency of attacks also what are ... Read More
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Dr. Federico Mattioli
24 years experience LASIK Surgery
Many: Classified into primary and secondary types. Specific types include congenital, traumatic, medication induced, inflammatory, angle glaucoma (closed, ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. H Robert Silverstein
Specializes in Cardiology
Preventable: HBP = 95% preventable. Causes: major = simply overweight beyond clear lines of definition and demarcation on the abdomen = low % body fat. Sodium is ... Read More
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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Aging: Most cataracts develop slowly as a result of aging. They may occur more rapidly in people with a history of an eye injury, uveitis or diabetes. Some a ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The risk factors for getting COPD include:: Cigarette smoking, Gastroesophageal reflux disease.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Risk factors: Per the World Health Organization: " A risk factor is any attribute, characteristic or exposure of an individual that increases the likelihood of de ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Weiss
42 years experience Medical Oncology
Genetic & Environmen: There are genetic factors that predispose to asthma. Exposure to smoke wither prenatally or as a child increase the risk. Certain infections provoke a ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Aitchison
25 years experience Radiology
Many: Lipid abnormalities, high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes, sedentary lifestyle, family history, drug use (cocaine), poor diet of high fats without v ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
See: Stroke.Org.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terrence Cohen
45 years experience Cardiology
Tobacco use is worse: Those are risk factors but not the worst. Family history and tobacco use are worse. Diabetes is a biggie.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The risk factors for getting Angina include:: High blood pressure, Smoking, Diabetes, Hyperlipidemia, Peripheral vascular disease, Coronary artery disease.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Light
35 years experience Vascular Surgery
Genes and lifestyle: There are inherited and environmental risk factors. The most common modifiable risk factor is smoking. Other risk factors are age, diabetes, hypertens ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Well known: Heredity, high LDL cholesterol, cigarette smoking, hypertension, diabetes, lack of exercise. Less striking -- low HDL, high triglycerides, renal failu ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
The risks : for general anesthesia are minimal, sometimes general anesthesia is avoided because not necessary and also does not provide pain relief afterwards
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The risk factors for getting Heart failure include:: Heart attack, Diabetes, Coronary artery disease, Valvular heart diseases, Myocarditis, Atrial fibrillation, Cocaine abuse, Sleep apnea, High blood p ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The risk factors for getting Bronchitis include:: Tobacco smoking, Diabetes, Alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency, Asthma, COPD.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Cholesterol: Cholesterol has multiple components. The high density component is called 'good' and the low density component is called 'bad'. This is because high l ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The risk factors for getting Amyloidosis include:: Infection, Inflammatory bowel disease, Familial Mediterranean fever, Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
39 years experience Family Medicine
Genetic abnormalitie: Conjoined twins are the result of genetic anomalies.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The risk factors for getting Cystic fibrosis include:: Ethnic Groups.

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