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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Wake up then die: Severe asthma attacks can occur any time but especially at night, typically 2-3 am. If nighttime asthma symptoms occur more than 2x a month, then a p ... Read More

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Dr. Gregory Patrick
44 years experience Pulmonology
Yes if uncontrolled: In an asthma attack the muscles surrounding the bronchial tubes go into spasm in response to irritation. Trying to push air through the smaller pipes ... Read More
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Dr. Lily Hwang
17 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Yes: Asthma is an inflammatory lung disease. If not properly treated and triggers identified you can have an asthma attack that may result in death. If you ... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Smoking often triggers asthma and may lead to emphysema and chronic obstructive lung disease (copd). It also makes your airways (lungs) less responsi ... Read More

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