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    Coronavirus – Advice for Patient with Asthma

    We are getting a number of queries from patients with Asthma and thought this information/advice may be helpful

    • Keep taking your preventer inhaler as prescribed.  This will cut your risk of an asthma attack being triggered by any respiratory virus, including coronavirus.
    • Carry your reliever inhaler with you every day in case you feel your asthma symptoms flaring up.
    • Wash your hands regularly.
    • Face masks are not advisable as they can make it more difficult to breathe.
    • Specific advice is available on the website asthma.org.uk