Asthma is a chronic (chronic) lung disease that progresses with hypersensitivity, excessive cell and mucus increase in the airways, narrowing of the airways as a result of contraction in the respiratory muscles due to non-microbial inflammation that develops due to genetic and environmental factors. What are the conditions that cause allergic asthma? What Are Allergic Asthma Symptoms?
Asthma is a chronic (chronic) lung disease that progresses with hypersensitivity, excessive cell and mucus increase in the airways, narrowing of the airways as a result of contraction in the respiratory muscles due to non-microbial inflammation that develops due to genetic and environmental factors. Asthma that develops due to allergies is called allergic asthma. Allergic asthma can often start in childhood as well as at any stage of life Medicana Avcılar Hospital Chest Diseases Specialist, Uzm. Dr. Ali İhsan Çarkanat gave information about allergic asthma.
What are the conditions that cause allergic asthma?
exp. Dr. Ali İhsan Çarkanat, '' Some environmental and hereditary factors play a major role in the formation of allergic asthma. People with a family history of asthma have a higher risk of asthma than those without. Some allergic factors also play a major role in the development of asthma. These are mostly pollen, house dust, animal dander, some insect species, some foods, some chemicals. Seasonal changes, polluted air and sharp odors such as cigarette smoke and perfume can also be counted among the causes. House dust mites, pollen, humidity, mold, sharp odors and animal hair also cause allergic asthma. Animal hair also triggers allergic asthma. Especially pets; cat, dog, hamster etc. The allergens in the fur of animals and their shed skin can cause asthma. '' he stated.
What Are Allergic Asthma Symptoms?
Stating that the most important symptoms in allergic asthma are shortness of breath, cough and wheezing, Dr. Ali İhsan Çarkanat touched upon the following issues; '' The first condition for diagnosis is a correct anamnesis, that is, the patient's history. In a patient with cough, shortness of breath and/or wheezing, allergic asthma is suspected if these symptoms occur after contact with a certain condition or substance and/or during seasonal changes. A chest x-ray, respiratory test and allergy tests are done to support the diagnosis and find out what you are allergic to. Basic treatment in allergic asthma; getting away from the allergic factor and drug treatment. People with allergic asthma should stay away from dusty and smoky environments and smoking environments. Medication should be taken regularly and medications should never be discontinued without a doctor's examination, moist environments should be avoided, the house should be cleaned regularly and ventilated frequently against mold growth. Cleaning of household items such as carpets, rugs, furniture, beds and quilts that collect dust should be done regularly in order to be protected from house dust.