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What is asthma with acute exacerbation?

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Dr. James Ferguson
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In brief: Terminology

Asthma is a condition some people have that is marked by wheezing and decreases air movement due to airway tightening.
They are usually healthy on whatever program of medications or treatments they use. An acute exacerbation occurs when some triggering event makes a stable asthma patient begin to have symptoms. This would require extra treatment to return the patient to baseline health.

In brief: Terminology

Asthma is a condition some people have that is marked by wheezing and decreases air movement due to airway tightening.
They are usually healthy on whatever program of medications or treatments they use. An acute exacerbation occurs when some triggering event makes a stable asthma patient begin to have symptoms. This would require extra treatment to return the patient to baseline health.
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