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A 33-year-old male asked:

My white blood count is 18.4..and asthma is bad now...is it ok to take prednisone for 5 days or what's my options to treat asthma attack?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Please see your MD: Don't self medicate, your wbc is high probably a steroid effect, seems your asthma is uncontrolled, see your doctor/Urgent care/ER now, later you may want to see an allergist, check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, good luck

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