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Sometimes I have a coughing asthma attack. What should I do?

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Dr. Alan Goldsobel
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
3 doctors agree

In brief: See your MD

Cough is a very common symptom of asthma.
This can be brought on by a cold, allergies, exercise. You should use your rescue inhaler (albuterol) and if frequent, see your md to see if you need more or better treatment to get better asthma control.

In brief: See your MD

Cough is a very common symptom of asthma.
This can be brought on by a cold, allergies, exercise. You should use your rescue inhaler (albuterol) and if frequent, see your md to see if you need more or better treatment to get better asthma control.
Dr. Alan Goldsobel
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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Asthma plan

Having a plan for attacks prepared with your allergist or pulmonologist is useful.
Keeping albuterol (or other rescue inhaler) on your person helps. If you have a great many of these attacks, starting an inhaled steroid and trying to reduce allergen exposure helps.

In brief: Asthma plan

Having a plan for attacks prepared with your allergist or pulmonologist is useful.
Keeping albuterol (or other rescue inhaler) on your person helps. If you have a great many of these attacks, starting an inhaled steroid and trying to reduce allergen exposure helps.
Dr. William Walsh
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
4 most common causes of chronic cough: asthma, post-nasal drip, reflux, medication-induced. You could have one, two or all of the above contributing.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine

In brief: Treatment...

Coughing can be a sign of bronchospasm and airway inflammation.
Treatments include bronchodilator and steroid inhalers as well as avoiding known triggers. See your doctor for evaluation and treatment, especially if your symptoms are worsening.

In brief: Treatment...

Coughing can be a sign of bronchospasm and airway inflammation.
Treatments include bronchodilator and steroid inhalers as well as avoiding known triggers. See your doctor for evaluation and treatment, especially if your symptoms are worsening.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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