Exercise-Induced Asthma (cont.)
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When to Seek Medical Care
If you think you or your child may have exercise-induced asthma, promptly make an appointment with your health-care professional.
If you or your child has exercise-induced asthma, you should have an action plan worked out in advance with your health-care professional. This plan should include instructions on how to prevent an attack while exercising, what to do when an asthma attack occurs, when to call the health-care professional, and when to go to a hospital emergency department.
The following is an example of an action plan in case of an exercise-induced attack:
Although asthma is a reversible disease, and treatments are available, people can die from a severe asthma attack.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/2/2014
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