Factores desencadenantes comunes del asma

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Factores desencadenantes comunes del asma

Muchas de las mismas sustancias que desencadenan las alergias también desencadenan el asma. Entre los alergenos comunes están el polen, los ácaros del polvo, el moho y la caspa de las mascotas. Entre otros desencadenantes del asma se cuentan irritantes como el humo, la contaminación ambiental, las emanaciones, los limpiadores químicos y aerosoles. Los síntomas del asma pueden reducirse de manera sustancial al evitar la exposición a alergenos conocidos e irritantes respiratorios.

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  • Last Reviewed on 07/09/2012
  • David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc., and Denis Hadjiliadis, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

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