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Can seasonal allergies exacerbate asthma symptoms, even if one has not had an asthma attack in over 5 years?

17 doctors weighed in
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
11 doctors agree

In brief: Yes...

Asthmatics can have long periods of remission, sometimes lasting years.
But, it can also return at any time, including seasonal allergy time, resulting in an exacerbation.

In brief: Yes...

Asthmatics can have long periods of remission, sometimes lasting years.
But, it can also return at any time, including seasonal allergy time, resulting in an exacerbation.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Asthma is a disease, in large part, caused by sensitive airways.
Allergies are the most frequent cause of turning on this reaction.

In brief: Yes

Asthma is a disease, in large part, caused by sensitive airways.
Allergies are the most frequent cause of turning on this reaction.
Dr. Robert Greer
Dr. Robert Greer
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Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Seasonal allergies can exacerbate asthma even after many asthma free years .
Body keeps memory against allergies for rest of life.

In brief: Yes

Seasonal allergies can exacerbate asthma even after many asthma free years .
Body keeps memory against allergies for rest of life.
Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
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Dr. Ted King
Phlebology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Absolutely

Seasonal allergies can exacerbate allergic symptoms after many symptom free years.

In brief: Absolutely

Seasonal allergies can exacerbate allergic symptoms after many symptom free years.
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King
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