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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
General advice ??: The best advise for an asthma patient is to get a good evaluation, set up a reasonable treatment plan & comply with that plan. Proper followup &am ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
12 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Asthma: There are 3 main characteristics of asthma: airway inflammation, sensitivity to triggers, and the temporary occurrence of airflow obstruction leading ... Read More
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
InflammatoryDisease: Asthma is a chronic Inflamatory Disease of the Airway and causes recurrent symptoms and airflow obstruction and reversible airflow obstruction and Bon ... Read More
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Chronic disease: It is chronic inflammatory disease of the airways with symptoms such as wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath. This is related ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Inflammation: Generally defined as inflammation of the airways lead to airway narrowing thereby causing shortness of breath, coughing, and/or wheezing. There are m ... Read More
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Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
InflammatoryDisease: Asthma is a chronic Inflamatory Disease of the Airway and causes recurrent symptoms and airflow obstruction and reversible airflow obstruction and Bon ... Read More
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Chronic disease: It is chronic inflammatory disease of the airways with symptoms such as wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath. This is related ... Read More
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Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Asthma: Generally recurrent episodes of asthma following a trigger such as a virus or allergen. Some people with asthma have episodes of coughing or SOB. Exer ... Read More
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Shortness of breath: Asthma can be thought of as your lungs getting too tight to get enough air in & out, thus leading to characteristic wheezing & shortness of breath. Wi ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
10 years experience Family Medicine
Asthma: It is characterized by narrowing of the airways (breathing tubes) in the lungs. This narrowing is partially or completely reversible. Symptoms of asth ... Read More
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Dr. Nadia Ghattas
48 years experience Pediatrics
Asthma : Asthma is a codition that affects the airways of the lungs, leading to a spasm of the smooth muscles in the bronchial tree, inflammation of the muc ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chad Rudnick
10 years experience Pediatrics
Asthma: Tough to answer in only 400 characters. But, asthma is a lung disease that makes it harder to move air in and out of your lungs. Read more information ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Asthma: Asthma is an inflammatory disease of the lungs that can cause constriction of the airways and causes shortness of breath, cough and wheezing and is us ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possible: It is not unusual for a patient to have a history of asthma as a child/teen have the symptoms resolve and then return as an adult.
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