Atopic asthma: Introduction
Atopic asthma: Atopic asthma is one of the most common forms of asthma and is triggered by exposure to an allergen. Upon exposure to the allergen, the airways become constricted and inflamed which affects breathing. The severity of symptoms is variable. This form of asthma is more common in children than adults.
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causes, and treatments of Atopic asthma is available below.
Atopic asthma: Treatments
There is no cure but avoiding the allergen will prevent symptoms developing. Various measures can be used to limit this exposure e.g. limit outdoor activities when high pollen counts are high. Symptoms may be managed by various asthma medications such as bronchodilators, antiinflammatories and asthma inhalers. Some medications act as long-term controllers (e.g. corticosteroids, long-acting beta-2 ...more treatments »
Symptoms of Atopic asthma
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symptoms of Atopic asthma
Treatments for Atopic asthma
- Avoid allergens which trigger the symptoms. Medications such as bronchodilators, corticosteroids, antihistamines and anti-inflammatories. Immunotherapy and anti-IgE monoclonal antibody administration are specific treatments aimed at desensitizing patients and reducing the allergic response
- Management of asthma, and medications used to prevent and treat symptoms depends on the frequency and severity of symptoms. Treatments for atopic 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
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- Child General Health: Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Atopic asthma?
Atopic asthma: Complications
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Causes of Atopic asthma
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causes of Atopic asthma
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Less Common Symptoms of Atopic asthma
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Atopic asthma: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Atopic 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...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,...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 ...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 can also occur in...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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Atopic asthma: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Atopic asthma: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Atopic asthma
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Prognosis for Atopic asthma
Prognosis for Atopic asthma:
The prognosis varies depending on how well exposure to the allergen can be controlled and whether other asthma preventative measures are utilized e.g. preventative medications. Prognosis is also affected by the severity of the individual response to the asthma-inducing allergen.
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Atopic asthma: Broader Related Topics
Types of Atopic asthma
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