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Cabot, AR
A 38-year-old female asked:

Sudden adult flare of asthma. peak flow within 20% of best but itchy chin, shortness of breath and tightness of chest. dr says lungs sound okay?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
Neonatology 38 years experience
Albuterol, flovent: With 80 % max flow you're ok if you keep up with maintenance albuterol and inhaled steroid of choice. Just to be proactive, go see your GP and get some oral steroids to avoid a drop in peak flow
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Dr. Rashed Hasan
Pediatric Critical Care 33 years experience
Asthma : I would take a course of oral steroids for 5 days, use inhaled bronchodilator and inhaled steroids as before
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Last updated Nov 28, 2017

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