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How do flare-ups from eosinophilic asthma differ from those of "classic" asthma?

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Eosinophilic asthma episodes may be more severe than those that happen with more common types of asthma. And it may be harder to spot the flares coming because eosinophilic asthma usually isn't set off by allergens like pollen and pet dander.

SOURCES:

American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders: “Eosinophilic Asthma.”

J. Allen Meadows, MD, president, American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

ERJ Open Research : “Management of the patient with eosinophilic asthma: a new era begins.”

Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America: “Asthma Action Plan.”

Rachel Taliercio, DO, pulmonologist, Cleveland Clinic.

American Academy of Family Physicians: “How to Use a Metered Dose Inhaler.”

Mayo Clinic: “Asthma Treatment: 3 Steps to Better Asthma Control.”

American Lung Association: “Reduce Asthma Triggers.”

Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America: “Strong Emotions, Stress and Depression Can Trigger Asthma.”

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology: “Pneumococcal Vaccination in Asthma,” “Allergy Testing.”

Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava on February 03, 2020

SOURCES:

American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders: “Eosinophilic Asthma.”

J. Allen Meadows, MD, president, American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

ERJ Open Research : “Management of the patient with eosinophilic asthma: a new era begins.”

Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America: “Asthma Action Plan.”

Rachel Taliercio, DO, pulmonologist, Cleveland Clinic.

American Academy of Family Physicians: “How to Use a Metered Dose Inhaler.”

Mayo Clinic: “Asthma Treatment: 3 Steps to Better Asthma Control.”

American Lung Association: “Reduce Asthma Triggers.”

Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America: “Strong Emotions, Stress and Depression Can Trigger Asthma.”

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology: “Pneumococcal Vaccination in Asthma,” “Allergy Testing.”

Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava on February 03, 2020

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