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We found 6 providers with an interest in asthma and who accept Medicaid near Warren, MI.

Dr. Majeed Abdul-Rahima Paduvana, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
18263 E 10 Mile Road; Suite E
Roseville, MI
 

Dr. Majeed Paduvana is an internist. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Paduvana's areas of expertise include diabetes, emphysema, and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. He honors several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart. After completing medical school at Calicut Medical College, Dr. Paduvana performed his residency at St. John Hospital & Medical Center, Detroit. Dr. Paduvana (or staff) is conversant in Hindi and Malayalam. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. John's Hospital, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, and St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital.

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All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Hypertension, Diabetes, Emphysema, Asthma

Dr. James E Clinton, DO
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
35429 Schoenherr Road
Sterling Heights, MI
 

Dr. James Clinton is an internist in Sterling Heights, MI. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: diabetes, gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), and heart problems. Dr. Clinton accepts several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant. Dr. Clinton obtained his medical school training at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed his residency at Detroit Osteopathic Hospital and Detroit Receiving Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with St. John's Hospital, McLaren Health Care, and St. John Hospital and Medical Center.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Preventive Care, Gastrointestinal Problems, Heart Problems, Lung Problems, Diabetes, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
20901 Moross Road
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Matthew Ott's area of specialization is general internal medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Ott include diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and asthma. Dr. Ott's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. John's Hospital and St. John Hospital and Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HealthSmart, and Priority Health. He attended Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University.

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All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Diabetes, Chronic Illness, Hypertension, Asthma

Dr. Ted H Schwartzenfeld, DO
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngic Allergy
28295 Schoenherr Road; Suite B
Warren, MI
 

Dr. Ted Schwartzenfeld specializes in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngic allergy and practices in Madison Heights, MI, Farmington, MI, and Warren, MI. These areas are among his clinical interests: bell's palsy, eyelid surgery, and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. Dr. Schwartzenfeld honors Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine. His medical residency was performed at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital. Dr. Schwartzenfeld's professional affiliations include Detroit Medical Center (DMC), Botsford Hospital, and St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital.

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All Interests: Cosmetic Surgery, Sinus Problems, Sinus Surgery, Ear Problems, Nose Problems, Liposuction, Asthma, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Allergy & Immunology
Warren, MI
 

Dr. Edward Alpert is an adult allergy & immunology specialist in Warren, MI. Areas of expertise for Dr. Alpert include hay fever (allergic rhinitis), asthma, and food allergy. He is affiliated with St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital. Dr. Alpert accepts Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan, Dr. Alpert attended the University of Michigan Medical School.

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All Interests: Hives, Food Allergy, Hay Fever, Asthma

Dr. Husain Arastu, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
28771 Hoover Road
Warren, MI
 

Dr. Husain Arastu is an adolescent medicine specialist in Warren, MI. After completing medical school at Kakatiya Medical College, he performed his residency at DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital and St. Louis City Hospital. His clinical interests include warts, asthma, and allergies. Dr. Arastu has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts McLaren Health Plan, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Arastu (or staff) speaks Urdu, Gujarati, and Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with St. John's Hospital, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, and St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital.

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All Interests: Warts, Allergies, Asthma

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What is Asthma?

Asthma is a chronic lung disease where the tissue and airways of the lungs become extremely sensitive to certain substances. When these substances are breathed in, the lungs become inflamed. The muscles around the airways tighten and squeeze the lungs, and passages within the lungs swell and tighten. The airways themselves produce mucus, which further clogs the tightened, swollen airways. A person having an asthma attack finds it very difficult to breathe, and a severe attack can even be fatal.

Asthma affects people of all ages, but people with asthma are most often diagnosed as children. Symptoms can include wheezing, a tight feeling in the chest, shortness of breath, and coughing. Some people have mild symptoms all the time, and some people have no symptoms at all, but everyone with asthma is susceptible to occasional severe attacks or flare-ups of symptoms when they are exposed to triggers. Triggers vary widely but can include:

  • Allergens (dust mites, pet fur, mold, pollen, grass)
  • Irritants (smoke, pollution, dust, chemicals)
  • Viral infections
  • Physical activity, especially outdoors
  • Certain medications or chemicals in foods (aspirin, sulfites)

Treatment for most asthma patients involves three steps. Learn what your asthma triggers are and avoid them. Take a daily control medication, usually an inhaled corticosteroid, to reduce inflammation in the lungs. Also, have “rescue medication” with you at all times to take in case of a severe attack. These quick-acting inhaled medications relax the muscles around the airways and allow the lungs to open up for air.

There is no cure for asthma, but with treatment it should not interfere with your daily life and activities.