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I am an asthma patient. I am recovering from an episode that occurred 1 week ago. I am on steroids and albuterol inhalents. I am improving but very slowly. Normally after 2 days I am completely recovered. There was no known trigger for this latest attack.

A friend mentioned something called "internal" asthma where the triggers are from within the body and normal steroidal therapy is ineffective.

Is there such a thing as "internal" asthma? Confused
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replied May 10th, 2017
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Internal asthma is naive term and usually not the reason for asthma flare. Allergens , non compliance to medications, medicine tolerance development needing to be switched to increased doses or long acting bronchodilators are needed.

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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