What are risk factors for status asthmaticus?

Updated: Jun 17, 2020
  • Author: Constantine K Saadeh, MD; Chief Editor: John J Oppenheimer, MD  more...
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Risk factors for asthma also include the following:

  • Viral infections

  • Air pollutants - Such as dust, cigarette smoke, and industrial pollutants

  • Medications - Including beta-blockers, aspirin, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)

  • Cold temperature

  • Exercise


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