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Adult-onset asthma

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

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
  • more treatments...»

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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

Adult-onset asthma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Adult-onset asthma

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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

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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