Intrinsic asthma: Introduction
Intrinsic asthma: Intrinsic asthma refers to inflammation and constriction of the airways that is not caused by exposure to an allergen. The severity of symptoms is variable.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Intrinsic asthma is available below.
Intrinsic 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) whereas others ...more treatments »
Symptoms of Intrinsic asthma
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symptoms of Intrinsic asthma
Treatments for Intrinsic asthma
- Medications such as bronchodilators and corticosteroids
- 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, dust, chemical exposure
- 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 Behavior: Home Testing
- Child General Health: Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Intrinsic asthma?
Intrinsic asthma: Complications
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Causes of Intrinsic asthma
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Less Common Symptoms of Intrinsic asthma
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Intrinsic asthma: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Intrinsic 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 itch...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...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...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 children.
See misdiagnosis of...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 diagnosed...read more »
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Intrinsic asthma: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Intrinsic asthma
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Intrinsic asthma: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Intrinsic asthma
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Intrinsic asthma: Animations
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Prognosis for Intrinsic asthma
Prognosis for Intrinsic asthma:
The prognosis varies depending on how well triggering factors can be controlled and whether asthma management plans are adhered to (e.g. preventative medications). Prognosis is also affected by the underlying severity of the individual patient's symptoms.
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Intrinsic asthma: Broader Related Topics
Types of Intrinsic asthma
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