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What exactly is bronchial asthma?
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Dr. Douglas Tzanetos
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
5 doctors agree
In brief: Reactive airways
Bronchial asthma (commonly referred to as just asthma) is a medical condition in which the airways have both inflammation (excess mucus and swelling and cells present in airways) and episodic airway constriction or narrowing.
Both of these are features of asthma. Albuterol treats the narrowed airways, but other medications such as inhaled steroids are necessary to control the airway inflammation.

In brief: Reactive airways
Bronchial asthma (commonly referred to as just asthma) is a medical condition in which the airways have both inflammation (excess mucus and swelling and cells present in airways) and episodic airway constriction or narrowing.
Both of these are features of asthma. Albuterol treats the narrowed airways, but other medications such as inhaled steroids are necessary to control the airway inflammation.
Dr. Douglas Tzanetos
Dr. Douglas Tzanetos
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Definition...
Bronchial asthma, or asthma, is a disease characterized by recurrent episodes of bronchospasm and airway inflammation.
It requires a doctor evaluation for diagnosis and treatment.

In brief: Definition...
Bronchial asthma, or asthma, is a disease characterized by recurrent episodes of bronchospasm and airway inflammation.
It requires a doctor evaluation for diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
In brief: Bronchial Asthma
Bronchial asthma is an inflammatory disease of the bronchi which is caused by allergies and can be triggered by inhaling certain triggers and also by viral and bacterial infections.
It usually presents with cough, wheezing and shortness of breath.It needs to be treated with controller meds like steroids inhalers and to relieve wheezing bronchdilaters.Acute attack needs steroids by mouth or iv.

In brief: Bronchial Asthma
Bronchial asthma is an inflammatory disease of the bronchi which is caused by allergies and can be triggered by inhaling certain triggers and also by viral and bacterial infections.
It usually presents with cough, wheezing and shortness of breath.It needs to be treated with controller meds like steroids inhalers and to relieve wheezing bronchdilaters.Acute attack needs steroids by mouth or iv.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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