A 28-year-old female asked:
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how can i treat my asthma?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Find out what: your "triggers" are...allergies/stress/environmental issues and find a good PULMONOLOGIST or ALLERGIST to help you design a medication program best for you! (Rescue inhalers, ongoing medications etc etc Some skin testing may be necessary! Start with your Primary Care Physician for a Referral Hope this helps! Dr Z
Answered on Feb 1, 2015
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Dr. Marc Serota
13 years experience Dermatology
Meds, education: You should see an asthma specialist. They will characterize your asthma (mild, moderate persistent, severe persistent etc.) and make recommendations on treatment. If more than intermittent we treat with a controller inhaler (steroid) plus a rescue inhaler (albuterol). Avoiding triggers is also important (allergens, irritants etc.)
Answered on May 6, 2015
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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Controller&Relie: Common medicines used for Asthma fall into two groups 1 The controller Medicines which are used to control the inflammation in bronchi which causes asthma,and these are steroids either orally or by inhalation and leukotriene receptor antagonist like singular given orally 2Reliever meds to relieve Bronchospasm and these are called Bronchodilaters,short acting like Albuterol/ Xopenex&long actin
Answered on Mar 28, 2015

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