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 common symptoms are anal itch (or...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 with...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...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical...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 diagnosed early.
Some of the chronic lung...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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