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A member asked about a 54-year-old female:

My mom has breathing problem from last 6 years. and it gets worse in the summer and monsoon season. she take inhaler continuously. her age is 54?

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Asthma: She likely has allergic asthma which can usually be controlled with controller medications (often steroid and/or long acting bronchodilator) . Continual use of rescue inhaler such as albuterol can actually worsen her asthma. She needs to consult an allergist if you can find one.

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