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What is the rationale of prescribing steroids for treatment of bronchial asthma?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Steroids
Steroids are anti-inflammatory in nature.
Asthma is a disease that has both inflammation and bronchoconstriction as its components. Both bronchodilators and steroids are used in treatment of asthma.

In brief: Steroids
Steroids are anti-inflammatory in nature.
Asthma is a disease that has both inflammation and bronchoconstriction as its components. Both bronchodilators and steroids are used in treatment of asthma.
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: ANTI INLAMMATORY
Asthma is a chronic inflammation of the airways and Steroids are used due to theit Anti inflammatory Effects

In brief: ANTI INLAMMATORY
Asthma is a chronic inflammation of the airways and Steroids are used due to theit Anti inflammatory Effects
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Reducing swelling
Simply stated, steroids are used to reduce inflammation that is the primary problem in asthma regardless of the trigger which could be infections, allergies, exercise, etc.
Inhaled steroids work on the lungs specifically whereas oral steroids help the lungs but also affect the whole body.

In brief: Reducing swelling
Simply stated, steroids are used to reduce inflammation that is the primary problem in asthma regardless of the trigger which could be infections, allergies, exercise, etc.
Inhaled steroids work on the lungs specifically whereas oral steroids help the lungs but also affect the whole body.
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
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