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What are common symptoms of eosinophilic asthma?

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Common symptoms of eosinophilic asthma include:

  • Blocked airways
  • Coughing
  • Tightness in the chest
  • Shortness of breath or hard time breathing
  • Wheezing

While these symptoms are the same as other kinds of asthma, they tend to be more constant and severe with eosinophilic asthma. You’re also likely to have more frequent asthma attacks, which tend to be more dangerous, too.

SOURCES:

American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders: “Eosinophilic Asthma.”

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

Mayo Clinic: “Asthma,” “Chronic Sinusitis.”

Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine: “Improving the Diagnosis of Eosinophilic Asthma.”

American Rhinologic Society: “Sinusitis Q&A.”

Asthma Society of Canada: “All About Inhaled Steroids.”

Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava on January 7, 2020

SOURCES:

American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders: “Eosinophilic Asthma.”

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

Mayo Clinic: “Asthma,” “Chronic Sinusitis.”

Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine: “Improving the Diagnosis of Eosinophilic Asthma.”

American Rhinologic Society: “Sinusitis Q&A.”

Asthma Society of Canada: “All About Inhaled Steroids.”

Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava on January 7, 2020

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