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Diagnosis and treatment of
asthma can be a challenge if you are age 65 or
older. You might have another medical condition that masks your asthma. Or you may be more likely to have side
effects from asthma medicines or be at risk for reactions from the different medicines you may be taking.
To treat your asthma, you and your doctor should work closely together, especially if you:
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerRohit K Katial, MD - Allergy and Immunology
Current as ofNovember 11, 2014
Current as of:
November 11, 2014
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Rohit K Katial, MD - Allergy and Immunology
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