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Does aspirin worsen asthma?

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
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In brief: In some...

Some asthmatic patients have a triad of asthma, nasal polyps and Aspirin sensitivity.
This is known as "triad asthma" and these patients need to avoid aspirin.

In brief: In some...

Some asthmatic patients have a triad of asthma, nasal polyps and Aspirin sensitivity.
This is known as "triad asthma" and these patients need to avoid aspirin.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

Aspirin can trigger asthma flare up.
Aspirin indirectly increases chemical mediator production known as leukotriennes which are potent bronchial smooth muscle contractant.

In brief: Yes

Aspirin can trigger asthma flare up.
Aspirin indirectly increases chemical mediator production known as leukotriennes which are potent bronchial smooth muscle contractant.
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park
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