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Mixed asthma

Mixed asthma: Introduction

Mixed asthma: Mixed asthma is a type of asthma that can be caused by an exposure to an allergen as well as other intrinsic triggers such as exposure to cold air or cigarette smoke. Mixed asthma involves constriction and inflammation of the airways that may or may not involve an allergic reaction. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Mixed asthma is available below.

Mixed asthma: Treatments

There is no cure but avoiding the triggers will prevent symptoms developing. Various measures can be used to limit this exposure e.g. limit outdoor activities when high pollen counts are high. Symptoms may be managed by various asthma medications such as bronchodilators, antiinflammatories and asthma inhalers. Some medications act as long-term controllers (e.g. ...more treatments »

Symptoms of Mixed asthma

Treatments for Mixed asthma

  • Avoid allergens or other factors which trigger the symptoms. Medications such as bronchodilators, corticosteroids, antihistamines and anti-inflammatories. Immunotherapy and anti-IgE monoclonal antibody administration are specific treatments aimed at desensitizing patients and reducing the allergic response
  • 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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Mixed asthma: Complications

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Causes of Mixed asthma

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Less Common Symptoms of Mixed asthma

Mixed asthma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Mixed 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 (or 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 be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to 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, 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 more »

Mixed asthma: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Mixed asthma

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Mixed asthma: Rare Types

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Mixed asthma: Animations

Prognosis for Mixed asthma

Prognosis for Mixed 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.

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