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i have a congenital problem that mimics asthma, can i use an asthma inhaler?

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Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
Need to see your doc: This is a question best answered by seeing a doctor in person. You need a full history and exam to determine if an asthma inhaler is an appropriate part of your care.
Answered on Jan 12, 2017
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: Any medication that is strong enough to do good is strong enough to do bad.Some inhalers are linked to an increase in sudden death when used incorrectly. You say "mimic" which does not mean anything to us.It suggests you self label & are avoiding care by a personal physician
Answered on Jan 14, 2017

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