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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Cough and more: The major signs/symptoms of an asthma asthma are cough, wheezing (especially on expiration), shortness of breath and chest tightness. These especially ... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Possibly: Asthma symptoms are what happens when the triggering forces outweigh the stabilizing forces. Good basic health and nutrition, avoiding known triggers, ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Anxiety vs asthma: An asthma attack is usually accompanied by wheezing whereas anxiety is not
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Varies: With a severe asthma attack the patients respiratory rate will increase, heart rate may go up. If severe enough to stop breathing then the reverse may ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
48 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Seasonal allergies can exacerbate asthma even after many asthma free years .Body keeps memory against allergies for rest of life.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manav Singla
22 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Call 911 if severe!: Any time your child has asthma symptoms, it is an attack. Some attacks end quickly. Others are serious. An attack is bad if: the child has trouble bre ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alex Martinez
Specializes in Allergy
Many triggers: Asthma starts with inflammation of the airways. That inflammation can be triggered by many exposures, such as allergies, infections, and weather chang ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Windisch
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Swelling of airway: Asthma is a combination of airway swelling, constriction of the small airways and increased mucus production. This occurs in the small airways called ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Majzun
13 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Consider 911: Asthma is a common disease, but it does kill over 3, 000 people in the us every year. Make sure you always carry a rescue inhaler. See a physician to ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Asthma: If you are allergic to pollen yes you can have asthma from certain pollenating plants, see an allergist and determine what your triggers are to know w ... Read More

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