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Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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Could asthma effect badly pregnancy and delivery! thanks?

Asthma and pregnancy: With appropriate asthma therapy, most women can breathe easily, have a normal pregnancy, and deliver a healthy baby. Overall, the risk of poorly controlled asthma is much greater than the risk of taking medications to control asthma. Asthma therapy during pregnancy is most successful when a woman receives regular medical care and follows her treatment plan closely. Before. ...Read more

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I have asthma and Im pregnant. Could my asthma affect my baby or labor/delivery ?

I have asthma and Im pregnant. Could my asthma affect my baby or labor/delivery ?

Only if severe: Asthma can cause less oxygen for you and the fetus This is rare if the asthma is treated well and responds. Seeing a provider early in pregnancy and maintaining good control usually avoids any potential problem ...Read more

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I have asthma and was i was wondering does fans cause flare up's?

I have asthma and was i was wondering does fans cause flare up's?

Quite possible: Fans stir allergens up into the air where they can get inhaled and cause trouble. Dust mite particles will otherwise settle down in 20 min; turning the fan down churns them back up. Worse for cat proteins, in the air hours after even a cat leaves the room. Nasal allergies are one thing; breathing is another! ...Read more

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Can asthma cause anxiety?

Anxious asthmatic: I is not unusual to feel anxious while having an asthma attack. Alternatively, there are many patients who are misdiagnosed with asthma due to the shortness of breath oftentimes associated with a panic attack. ...Read more

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Can inhalers cause asthma?

Can inhalers cause asthma?

Possibly: Often inhalers can cause "bronchospasms". This is more common with powder inhalers than metered dose inhalers. ...Read more

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Did smoking cause my asthma?

Did smoking cause my asthma?

Possibly: Inhaling particulates like those in tobacco can cause attacks. These substances can cause inflammation which is the primary reaction in asthma followed by constriction of your lung "tubes". Of course, if you have asthma you should quit. I know it isn't easy but you must give it a try. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes an asthma attack?

What causes an asthma attack?

Many triggers: Asthma starts with inflammation of the airways. That inflammation can be triggered by many exposures, such as allergies, infections, and weather changes. Irritants like cigarette smoke and dust can also start an asthma attack. Exercise for many people can also cause symptoms. In the last few years, acid reflux has been recognized as a cause for asthma. Avoiding & controlling these prevents attacks. ...Read more

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Asthma (Definition)

Asthma is a disease of the lungs caused by chronic inflammation of the airways most often caused by allergies. This inflammation results in airway swelling and hyperactivity leading to difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, dry cough, etc. MIT is a diagnosis made by combining clinical ...Read more


Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
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Premature Delivery (Definition)

Premature delivery is birth prior to the 37th ...Read more