sbgrace Posted March 6, 2012 Share Posted March 6, 2012 (edited) My son has had issues controlling his asthma since this past summer. We were having such trouble last month I feared we were headed for a round of oral steroids. Then he got influenza! I was concerned. We were pleased that he had no issues with asthma during the flu. Beyond that he has had no asthma attacks at all in the weeks since. I think we're almost a month out. This is a child who couldn't run around at all without an inhaler. He can go places that were sure asthma attacks before. He isn't struggling at all. I don't know whether to be hopeful but it's hard not to be. At least I'm really puzzled. We did up his vitamin D some for the first few days of the flu. But this is a child who takes 2000 IU per day routinely/year round and had good levels (50) when I tested him. I'm wondering, still, if the extra bump put him in a range where it improves his asthma. I'm really tempted to fork money for a vitamin D test to see where he is. I can't think of any other reason the flu would result in markedly better asthma control? Edited March 6, 2012 by sbgrace Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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