A 33-year-old female asked:
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allergic to leaves/mold + asthma. find i'm using inhaler/neb more freq in fall. is asthma no longer well controlled? what do i tell my pulmo?

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Dr. Carrie Cannon
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Asthma/Allergies: I think perhaps make sure you have a corticosteroid inhaler like flovent and ask your pulmonary dr to refer you to an Allergy/Immunology specialists for testing and allergy shots, if you are willing. Antihistamine therapy during the fall +_ singulair (montelukast) may also help. Do you have a peak flow meter and know your personal best?
Answered on Oct 29, 2014

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