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Could status asthmaticus be the first presentation of asthma in child?
4 doctors weighed in

Dr. Lee Perry
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
A severe asthma attack (status asthmaticus) could certainly be the first presentation of asthma in a child.

In brief: Yes
A severe asthma attack (status asthmaticus) could certainly be the first presentation of asthma in a child.
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry
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Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics
In brief: Sometimes
Yes a child can present for the first time in status but most often they present mildly.

In brief: Sometimes
Yes a child can present for the first time in status but most often they present mildly.
Dr. Barry Bergman
Dr. Barry Bergman
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Dr. Andrew Murphy
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Possibly
Asthma is a chronic inflammatory condition of the lung.
Typically the symptoms consist of cough, shortness of breath and wheezing. These symptoms can be mild and intermittant or severe and life threatening. There is no way to predict who and when the symptoms of asthma could be life threatening.

In brief: Possibly
Asthma is a chronic inflammatory condition of the lung.
Typically the symptoms consist of cough, shortness of breath and wheezing. These symptoms can be mild and intermittant or severe and life threatening. There is no way to predict who and when the symptoms of asthma could be life threatening.
Dr. Andrew Murphy
Dr. Andrew Murphy
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