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Can a steroid inhaler cause gums to swell and bleed?

Can a steroid inhaler cause gums to swell and bleed?

Yes: Although it is not common, the steroid in the inhaler can deposit on the gums, causing symptoms. Always rinse your mouth after doing any inhaler - it's just safe. ...Read more

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Steroid Inhaler (Definition)

Inhaled corticosteroids help keep your airways from swelling up. This helps keep your asthma symptoms away. If your child cannot use an inhaler, your doctor will give you Pulmicort Respules. This drug is used with a nebulizer. This machine can turn liquid medicine into a spray, so your child can ...Read more


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My daughter has an asthma caused by allergy and she is taking singular one per day and steroid inhaler twice per day since 3 months.is it gd ?

My daughter has an asthma caused by allergy and she is taking singular one per day and steroid inhaler twice per day since 3 months.is it gd ?

Yes,: if this treatment regimen is controlling her symptoms and preventing asthma exacerbations. Your pediatrician should be following the asthma guidelines to manage your daughter's asthma. You can look up those guidelines online to get a better understanding of what I'm referring to. Just type in Pediatric Asthma Guidelines in any search engine. ...Read more

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5 yr old prescribed a steroid inhaler to prevent ashtma, can it cause sleep disruption, mood swings, dependance, or shaking? Hasn't started taking it.

5 yr old prescribed a steroid inhaler to prevent ashtma, can it cause sleep disruption, mood swings, dependance, or shaking? Hasn't started taking it.

Take as prescribed: As the steroid is being inhaled and working directly in the lungs,systemic side-effects are rare.Inhaled steroids have not been associated with sleep disruption, dependence or shaking.There are case reports of aggression or agitation after use but again,very rare.If the dose is given appropriately (use aerochamber) and then have the child brush their teeth or rinse out their mouth to avoid thrush ...Read more

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Can using a steroid inhaler for nose make my baby sick?

Can using a steroid inhaler for nose make my baby sick?

Follow Rx only.: Nasal steroid preparations can be very effective - if used correctly & with proper dosage & duration. Also, they require the patient inhale thru nose. It's unlikely your baby can use it effectively. If you're referring to your own use affecting the baby, then not directly. Be sure you only use steroids exactly as rx'd-- & that applies even more so if you're giving them to a child. ...Read more

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Anyone have bad experience using a steroid inhaler?

Anyone have bad experience using a steroid inhaler?

Inhaler: My daughter uses an inhaler and it has worked very well. ...Read more

Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
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Candidiasis (Definition)

Candidiasis is an infection caused by a specific group of fungi or yeast that usually occur in warm, moist parts of the body. Common symptoms include ...Read more


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Inhaler (Definition)

It is a type of medication delivery system used to inhale aerosolized medications. The most well know of this is ...Read more