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How do I best control my asthma when I get an upper respiratory infection?

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Dr. Thomas Josa
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Corticosteroid

This is somewhat controversial but: Start taking or increase your inhaled corticosteroid to a high dose AT THE FIRST SIGN of a cold before it gets to the chest is your best chance of mitigating an attack.
If you wait it may be too late.

In brief: Corticosteroid

This is somewhat controversial but: Start taking or increase your inhaled corticosteroid to a high dose AT THE FIRST SIGN of a cold before it gets to the chest is your best chance of mitigating an attack.
If you wait it may be too late.
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