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Mixed granulocytic asthma

Mixed granulocytic asthma: Introduction

Mixed granulocytic asthma: Mixed granulocytic asthma is a type of asthma that is characterized by increased levels of eosinophils and neutrophils (types 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 Mixed granulocytic asthma is available below.

Mixed granulocytic 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, ...more treatments »

Symptoms of Mixed granulocytic asthma

Treatments for Mixed granulocytic 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 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 granulocytic asthma: Complications

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Causes of Mixed granulocytic asthma

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Mixed granulocytic asthma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Mixed granulocytic asthma: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Mixed granulocytic asthma

Prognosis for Mixed granulocytic 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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