Adult-onset asthma: Introduction
Adult-onset asthma: Adult-onset asthma is a type of asthma that occurs during adulthood. Asthma involves constriction and inflammation of the airways. The severity of symptoms is variable. Allergies account for about half the cases of adult-onset asthma.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Adult-onset asthma is available below.
Symptoms of Adult-onset asthma
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symptoms of Adult-onset asthma
Treatments for Adult-onset asthma
- Avoid allergens or other substances which trigger the symptoms. Medications such as bronchodilators, corticosteroids, antihistamines and anti-inflammatories
- Management of asthma, and medications used to prevent and treat symptoms depends on the frequency and severity of symptoms. Treatments for asthma include:
- Avoidance of triggers - certain medications, pollens, dust etc
- Avoidance of cigarette smoking - smoking cessation and avoidance of others smoking
- Utilisation of an asthma action plan and self monitoring
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Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Adult-onset asthma:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Child General Health: Home Testing
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Adult-onset asthma: Complications
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Causes of Adult-onset asthma
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Less Common Symptoms of Adult-onset asthma
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Adult-onset asthma: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Adult-onset asthma
Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases,
because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms.
Although the most...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure.
The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines...read more »
Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases
are difficult to diagnose.
Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often fail to be...read more »
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Adult-onset asthma: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Adult-onset asthma
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Adult-onset asthma: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Adult-onset asthma
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Adult-onset asthma: Animations
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Prognosis for Adult-onset asthma
Prognosis for Adult-onset asthma:
A good prognosis for asthma relies on adhering to treatment therapies which may involve medications, preventative medications and avoidance of triggering factors. Although asthma can be a serious life-threatening condition, death is relatively uncommon.
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Research about Adult-onset asthma
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Adult-onset asthma: Broader Related Topics
Types of Adult-onset asthma
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