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Who does eosinophilic asthma affect?

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Eosinophilic asthma can happen in children and older adults, but it usually first comes on when you�re between the ages of 35 and 50.

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: “Asthma,” “Nasal polyps,” “COPD.”

American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders: “Eosinophilic Asthma.”

Cincinnati Children’s: “What is an Eosinophil?”

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: “Asthma.”

Journal of Asthma and Allergy: “Diagnosis and management of eosinophilic asthma: a US perspective.”

Therapeutic Advances in Chronic Disease: “Eosinophilic airway inflammation: role in asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.”

American Lung Association: “When to See Your Doctor.”

Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava on December 17, 2020

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: “Asthma,” “Nasal polyps,” “COPD.”

American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders: “Eosinophilic Asthma.”

Cincinnati Children’s: “What is an Eosinophil?”

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: “Asthma.”

Journal of Asthma and Allergy: “Diagnosis and management of eosinophilic asthma: a US perspective.”

Therapeutic Advances in Chronic Disease: “Eosinophilic airway inflammation: role in asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.”

American Lung Association: “When to See Your Doctor.”

Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava on December 17, 2020

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