The change of asthma course during pregnancy.

  title={The change of asthma course during pregnancy.},
  author={Joan C Gluck},
  journal={Clinical reviews in allergy & immunology},
  volume={26 3},
  • Joan C Gluck
  • Published 2004 in Clinical reviews in allergy & immunology
The course of asthma during pregnancy is variable. When the total pregnant asthmatic population is considered, one-third improve, one-third are unchanged, and one-third experience increased symptoms. The course of asthma may be influenced by the many physiologic changes during pregnancy as well as the severity of the pre-existing asthma. Prospective studies have found that severe asthmatics have exacerbations during pregnancy more often than mild asthmatics. The first trimester and the last… CONTINUE READING

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