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How can primary care doctors help with your eosinophilic asthma?

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Primary care doctors probably are the ones who will first diagnose your asthma. They may refer you to a specialist for more testing and treatment. They also can help coordinate care if you need to see multiple specialists. Your primary care doctor may be an internist, a family doctor, a pediatrician (for children and teens), or a gerontologist (for seniors).

SOURCES:

American Lung Association: “Know Your Providers: What Does a Pulmonologist Do?”

American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology: “When to See an Allergist.”

American Partnership of Eosinophilic Disorders: “Eosinophilic Asthma.”

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology: “Asthma.”

Indiana State Department of Health: “Respiratory Therapists: Patient Asthma Management.”

American Association for Respiratory Care: “What Is an RT?”

UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine: “What does an immunologist do?”

Journal of Asthma and Allergy : “Asthma referrals: a key component of asthma management that needs to be addressed.”

Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava on February 04, 2020

SOURCES:

American Lung Association: “Know Your Providers: What Does a Pulmonologist Do?”

American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology: “When to See an Allergist.”

American Partnership of Eosinophilic Disorders: “Eosinophilic Asthma.”

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology: “Asthma.”

Indiana State Department of Health: “Respiratory Therapists: Patient Asthma Management.”

American Association for Respiratory Care: “What Is an RT?”

UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine: “What does an immunologist do?”

Journal of Asthma and Allergy : “Asthma referrals: a key component of asthma management that needs to be addressed.”

Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava on February 04, 2020

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