I might have exercise induced asthma. Will a walk-in clinic do tests? How will they prescribe a bronchodilators inhaler?

Mgt. I would suggest that you call before making an appointment. If you do have exercise induced asthma, taking the Albuterol prior to exercise is part of your treatment plan.

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At what age is an inhaler usually prescribed for exercise induced asthma?

Around 4 yrs. Most children develop coordination around this age to effectively use a inhaler by itself. If used with a spacer device, 2-4 yrs old can also be prescribed a inhaler. EIA needs treatment in children to keep them active and fit. Your physician can prescribe either preventative use before exercise or a daily corticosteroid maintenance dose. Read more...

Is there a test my doctor can do to tell if I have exercise induced asthma and/or allergies? I have been running on my treadmill just fine for the past month. I am doing a routine with alternating 90 second and 3 minute runs and walks. Yesterday, I took m

Well . Well it does sound like that you may have asthma, you will need allergy testing( simple blood test can test your allergies ) and see a pulmonologist for pfts. Read more...
Allergist can help. An allergist is a specialist in both asthma and allergies. Allergy skin testing is more sensitive than blood tests. Lung function testing now can include spirometry where flow rates and volumes are measured as well as exhaled Nitric Oxide breath analysis--this is a newer test to assess for lung inflammation directly. Lung function testing before and after treadmill running can be performed. Read more...

I was told that I have exercise induced asthma and I want to join the army so im curious if I can outgrow it. I have an inhaler but do not use it.

First of all. exercise induced asthma is not "ougrown" but can be easily controlled or even PREVENTED with the proper use of that inhaler! I would check with the Army requirements are concerning CONTROLLED exercise induced asthma! Hope this helps Dr Z. Read more...

I'm having an exercise induced asthma attack and don't have my inhaler. I took Allegra (fexofenadine) this morning but would taking another help?

Not likely. EIA is a result of muscular spasm of the alveoli of the lungs. An antihistamine, such as Allegra, (fexofenadine) will not relieve this. You need an inhaler to control this. In a pinch, caffeine (coffee,tea,chocolate) may help. Read more...

Have not been taking preventer, exercise induced asthma attack this morning, no blue inhaler with me at time, Ok now, should I do anything?

Need short acting 1. long acting inhlaers like symbicort/advair have 12 hour albuteral type bronchodilater and steroid combo to decrease inflamation too and lessen need for acute flairs like exersize induced , need short acting albuteral inhaler like proair , works withing 5 minutes last about 4 hours, take it 10-15 min. before exersize to prevent attacks or lessen them. need to rinse mouth after advair/symbicort. Read more...

Do I need inhaler if I have exercise induced asthma?

Usually. If the child only has asthma with exercise, then an albuterol inhaler used prior to exertion will improve exercise performance. However do make sure that the child is truly free of asthma when resting since this is the age when accelerating lung growth begins. See an allergist if there is any question. Read more...