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What is Silent asthma?

What is Silent asthma?

  • Silent asthma: Silent asthma is a type of asthma that occurs suddenly and is usually severe. The wheezing that usually precipitates and asthma attack is usually absent or very mild. Silent asthma involves rapid constriction and inflammation of the airways which makes breathing difficult.

Silent asthma: Introduction

Types of Silent asthma:

Broader types of Silent asthma:

How serious is Silent asthma?

Prognosis of Silent asthma: This form of asthma is usually severe and requires prompt treatment. 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.
Complications of Silent asthma: see complications of Silent asthma

What causes Silent asthma?

Causes of Silent asthma: see causes of Silent asthma

What are the symptoms of Silent asthma?

Symptoms of Silent asthma: see symptoms of Silent asthma

Complications of Silent asthma: see complications of Silent asthma

Silent asthma: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Silent asthma.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Silent asthma.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Silent asthma: Allergist/Immunologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Silent asthma.
Treatments for Silent asthma: see treatments for Silent asthma

Name of Silent asthma

Main name of condition: Silent asthma

 

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