How do we start the treatment of Asthma?
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replied December 30th, 2018
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. There are stages of severity of asthma and treatment depends on the severity. Avoiding triggers and allergens are mainstay followed by supportive care and bronchodilators, first short acting, then long acting with steroids and immunoglobulins etc. Let your allergist immunologist help you in this regard along with physician further.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
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replied January 7th, 2019
There are two main types of medications used to treat asthma:
Long-term control medications & Quick-relief inhalers .
Long-term control medications such as inhaled corticosteroids are the most important medications used to keep asthma under control.
Quick-relief inhalers contain a fast-acting medication such as albuterol (Proventil HFA, Ventolin HFA).
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