Allergen Avoidance in Asthma: Is There a Role?
- Nicola J. GrayAffiliated withDepartment of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Sussex County Hospital
- , Anthony J. FrewAffiliated withDepartment of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Sussex County Hospital Email author
Asthma is a heterogeneous disease with symptoms that fluctuate in scale and severity throughout life. Whilst allergic triggers have been implicated in both its development and subsequent exacerbations, there is no conclusive evidence that allergen avoidance in infancy prevents subsequent development of asthma. Recent studies suggest that allergen avoidance is not an important management strategy in established asthma.
KeywordsAsthma Allergen House dust mite Avoidance
- Allergen Avoidance in Asthma: Is There a Role?
Current Treatment Options in Allergy
Volume 1, Issue 2 , pp 186-197
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