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How badly could an asthma attack be?

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It can be bad

Asthma is a chronic airway inflammatory disease and can present with acute attack of asthma which can be mild,moderate or severe Patients with Asthma often carry resque inhalers with them and are trained to use them when they get an acute attack and some acute attacks are so severe that those patients end up admitted to hospital for treatment Most can be and are controlled at home these days

In brief: It can be bad

Asthma is a chronic airway inflammatory disease and can present with acute attack of asthma which can be mild,moderate or severe Patients with Asthma often carry resque inhalers with them and are trained to use them when they get an acute attack and some acute attacks are so severe that those patients end up admitted to hospital for treatment Most can be and are controlled at home these days
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Dr. Matthew Majzun
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Consider 911

Asthma is a common disease, but it does kill over 3, 000 people in the us every year. Make sure you always carry a rescue inhaler.
See a physician to make sure your asthma is adequately controlled.

In brief: Consider 911

Asthma is a common disease, but it does kill over 3, 000 people in the us every year. Make sure you always carry a rescue inhaler.
See a physician to make sure your asthma is adequately controlled.
Thank