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Eosinophilic asthma

Eosinophilic asthma: Introduction

Eosinophilic asthma: Eosinophilic asthma is a type of asthma that is characterized by increased levels of eosinophils (a type 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 Eosinophilic asthma is available below.

Eosinophilic 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, Theophylline) ...more treatments »

Symptoms of Eosinophilic asthma

Treatments for Eosinophilic 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 eosinophilic 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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Eosinophilic asthma: Complications

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Causes of Eosinophilic asthma

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Less Common Symptoms of Eosinophilic asthma

Eosinophilic asthma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Eosinophilic asthma

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Eosinophilic asthma: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Eosinophilic asthma

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Eosinophilic asthma: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Eosinophilic asthma

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Eosinophilic asthma: Animations

Prognosis for Eosinophilic asthma

Prognosis for Eosinophilic 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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