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Steroid-sensitive asthma

Steroid-sensitive asthma: Introduction

Steroid-sensitive asthma: Steroid-sensitive asthma refers to inflammation and constriction of the airways that responds well to treatment with steroids. The severity of symptoms is variable. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Steroid-sensitive asthma is available below.

Steroid-sensitive asthma: Treatments

There is no cure but avoiding triggers will prevent symptoms developing. Symptoms are best managed through steroid-based asthma medications. Unproven alternative therapies that some people utilize to alleviate symptoms includes: acupuncture, ayruvedic medicine, chiropractic manipulation, massage, hypnosis, exercise, herbal medicines, vitamin supplements, stress reduction ...more treatments »

Symptoms of Steroid-sensitive asthma

Treatments for Steroid-sensitive asthma

  • Avoid allergens or other factors which trigger the symptoms. 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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Steroid-sensitive asthma: Complications

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Causes of Steroid-sensitive asthma

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Less Common Symptoms of Steroid-sensitive asthma

Steroid-sensitive asthma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Steroid-sensitive asthma

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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 more »

Steroid-sensitive asthma: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Steroid-sensitive asthma

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Steroid-sensitive asthma: Rare Types

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Steroid-sensitive asthma: Animations

Prognosis for Steroid-sensitive asthma

Prognosis for Steroid-sensitive asthma: The prognosis varies depending on how well exposure to triggers 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 patient's symptoms.

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