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how is asthma treated usually?

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Dr. Robin Larabee
25 years experience Pediatrics
Inhalers: Most people with asthma will need a bronchodilator (albuterol) for acute symptoms, and often will also need an inhaled steroid (flovent, azmacort, (triamcinolone) or similar) to prevent chronic symptoms. Allergy avoidance is also important.
Answered on Jan 13, 2016
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Treatment...: Asthma is usually treated with bronchodilator and steroid inhalers. Other treatments depend on specific signs and symptoms.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016

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