Allergic Asthma

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Definition

Allergic Asthma is a medical condition that is characterized by the episodic obstruction of bronchial reactivity and airway inflammation caused by allergies.

Diagnosis

Diagnosis is made through pulmonary tests and undergoing imaging tests such as chest radiographs and CT Scan.

Treatment

Treatment includes environment control, avoidance of the causes such as dust mites and allergens medication.

Symptoms and Signs

Symptoms includes wheezing, coughing,dyspnea and pain in the chest.

Causes

It is said to be caused by aeroallergens which includes spores, dust mites and in some cases the monosodium glutamate.

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