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I've been hearing about RSV and how serious it can be especially for young children and people over 65. But I recently saw an ad on tv mentioning it and they said those with underlying conditions can be at risk of severe illness and death from it, and they mentioned asthma as one of them. Nothing specific on the severity of the asthma, just "asthma."
I remember the same was said about covid in the beginning, but it soon was modified to mean moderate to severe asthma.
Anyone know if it's the same as far as RSV goes? If you have very mild asthma, are you still at high risk for severe illness or death? I've tried looking up info on this and can't find anything, everyone just says "asthma" and it's frustrating. My asthma is very mild (doctor calls it "mild intermittent") - I don't need daily medication for it and only have a rescue inhaler that I take on average once a year or less. I did have covid last October and my asthma wasn't affected at all.
Any insight at all? Please help, thanks.
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