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Paucigranulocytic asthma

Paucigranulocytic asthma: Introduction

Paucigranulocytic asthma: Paucigranulocytic asthma is a type of asthma that is characterized by normal levels of eosinophils and neutrophils (types of white blood cell) in the airways. Asthma involves constriction and inflammation of the airways which makes breathing difficult. The severity of symptoms is variable. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Paucigranulocytic asthma is available below.

Paucigranulocytic asthma: Treatments

There is no cure but identifying and avoiding the triggering factors will prevent symptoms developing. 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 agonists, leukotriene modifiers, Cromolyn, Nedocromil, ...more treatments »

Symptoms of Paucigranulocytic asthma

Treatments for Paucigranulocytic asthma

  • 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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Paucigranulocytic asthma: Complications

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Causes of Paucigranulocytic asthma

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Less Common Symptoms of Paucigranulocytic asthma

Paucigranulocytic asthma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Paucigranulocytic asthma: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Paucigranulocytic asthma

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Paucigranulocytic asthma: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Paucigranulocytic asthma

Prognosis for Paucigranulocytic 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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