Many conditions may resemble
asthma, making it difficult for doctors
to be sure of a diagnosis of asthma. This may be especially true when
evaluating whether a child has asthma or some other condition that causes
In adults, other conditions that may cause symptoms similar to
In children, other conditions that may cause symptoms similar to
Some people who have been diagnosed with asthma continue to have
uncontrolled symptoms even with appropriate treatment. The continuation of
symptoms may be caused by a person not following the asthma plan, not taking
medicines as prescribed, or having another cause of his or her
February 13, 2011
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
& Rohit K Katial, MD - Allergy and Immunology
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