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What Is Refractory Asma?

What Is Refractory Asma?

10 days ago
A MyCOPDTeam Member

It's considered refractory asthma when when patients experience persistent symptoms, frequent asthma attacks or low lung function despite taking asthma medications. Some refractory asthma patients have to take oral steroids such as prednisone to manage their asthma. Refractory asthma is often included in the umbrella term COPD.

10 days ago
A MyCOPDTeam Member

@A MyCOPDTeam Member I can't believe it! I actually understood every single word you said. Most of the time when you ask a doctor or go online they all assume we have all been through medical school and should know what they are saying! I am fortunate to have doctors who are willing to take the time to answer any questions i have. Have a gre
at day @A MyCOPDTeam Member

9 days ago
A MyCOPDTeam Member

I tried looking it up on Bing, but got so confused by the medical talk that I decided I better just tell you to Google it. It will have an explanation. I don't know if you accidentally misspelled asthma or not, but if you go on Google, just ask what refractory asthma is and you should get your answer @A MyCOPDTeam Member, and welcome to the COPD team!

10 days ago
A MyCOPDTeam Member

I am not on oxygen, so I can't answer your question @A MyCOPDTeam Member, butif it keeps you breathing, you might as well do it and smile about it. Just kidding, I'm sure I would get kind of frustrated too.

10 days ago
A MyCOPDTeam Member

On your concentrator you need to set it as dr prescribes. Mine is 2 for sitting or at night and 4 for walking or exerting how do you keep switching the numbers all the time. Pain in the you know what. Anyone else have this problem

Easy breathing

10 days ago

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