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If someone starts to have an asthma attack but doesn't have an inhaler on them, what can I do to help?
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Dr. Maziar Rezvani
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
5 doctors agree
In brief: Take them
To the nearest emergency room or urgent care.

In brief: Take them
To the nearest emergency room or urgent care.
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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
2 doctors agree
In brief: 911
Call for emergency services.
Many people have died from asthma because they could not reach their medications. Avoid creating or contributing to stressfull environment. Ask them to calm down, take a quick short breath in, then a slow breath out with lips pursed. Keep them seated, leaning slightly forward. When things settle down, you can scold them for not having the medications.

In brief: 911
Call for emergency services.
Many people have died from asthma because they could not reach their medications. Avoid creating or contributing to stressfull environment. Ask them to calm down, take a quick short breath in, then a slow breath out with lips pursed. Keep them seated, leaning slightly forward. When things settle down, you can scold them for not having the medications.
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Dr. Carlo Hatem
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