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What are the signs that your eosinophilic asthma is uncontrolled?

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Signs that your asthma isn�t under control include using your rescue inhaler more than twice a week, waking up with asthma symptoms more than twice a month, and having trouble doing your daily activities.

SOURCES:

American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders: “Eosinophilic Asthma.”

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology: “Asthma Treatments.”

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

Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America: “Oral Corticosteroid Stewardship Statement.”

UpToDate: “Treatment of Severe Asthma in Adolescents & Adults.”

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

Rachel Taliercio, DO, pulmonologist, Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava on February 3, 2020

SOURCES:

American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders: “Eosinophilic Asthma.”

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology: “Asthma Treatments.”

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

Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America: “Oral Corticosteroid Stewardship Statement.”

UpToDate: “Treatment of Severe Asthma in Adolescents & Adults.”

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

Rachel Taliercio, DO, pulmonologist, Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava on February 3, 2020

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