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What doctors might you need to see for your eosinophilic asthma?

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Eosinophilic asthma is a rare type of asthma that doesn�t always respond well to common asthma treatments like corticosteroids inhalers. The specialists on your asthma care team play an important role in helping you find the treatment that works best for you.

They include:

?Primary care doctors

?Pulmonologists

?Allergists

?Respiratory therapists

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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