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What is Allergic asthma?

What is Allergic asthma?

  • Allergic asthma: Allergic 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.

Allergic asthma: Introduction

Types of Allergic asthma:

Broader types of Allergic asthma:

How serious is Allergic asthma?

Prognosis of Allergic 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.
Complications of Allergic asthma: see complications of Allergic asthma

What causes Allergic asthma?

Causes of Allergic asthma: see causes of Allergic asthma
Risk factors for Allergic asthma: see risk factors for Allergic asthma

What are the symptoms of Allergic asthma?

Symptoms of Allergic asthma: see symptoms of Allergic asthma

Complications of Allergic asthma: see complications of Allergic asthma

Onset of Allergic asthma: any age but usually during childhood

Allergic asthma: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Allergic asthma.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Allergic asthma.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Allergic asthma: Allergist/Immunologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Allergic asthma.
Treatments for Allergic asthma: see treatments for Allergic asthma
Alternative treatments for Allergic asthma: see alternative treatments for Allergic asthma
Research for Allergic asthma: see research for Allergic asthma

Name and Aliases of Allergic asthma

Main name of condition: Allergic asthma

Other names or spellings for Allergic asthma:

Allergy-induced asthma


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