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Does it mean you have asthma if it is harder to breathe in a hot tub

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Not necessarily.: Heat and humidity can produce feelings of lack of air all by themselves.

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alessandra Bertolucci
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Might: What you describe is consistent with asthma. Need to see a doc for a final diagnosis.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: In the meanwhile get a bulb syringe to help suck up the nasal secretion. Humidifier may or may not help but worth a try. I am more concerned about t ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Go to ER....: It sounds like you are having an acute asthma exacerbation. With this much shortness of breath, you need to get treated ASAP before it gets any worse. ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
? airways problem: Or hyperventilating, can try breathing in a paper bag, or a bronchodilator, if still having a problem, need to rule out cardiac causes too
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to speculate: A proper diagnosis would require a complete review of family & personal medical history, exam & tests. The stated pattern suggests a mild form ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Smog?: If it is smog you are referring to, the obvious answer would be moving to a less polluted community. Given that this is not always possible, avoid liv ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: More likely from nasal obstruction. If the wheeze is from the throat area, it is from the vocal cord. In asthma, the wheeze occurs when one breathes ... Read More
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Wheezing: Wheezing on inspiration generally follows wheezing on expiration. It maybe your breathing on expiration is so severe the wheezing can't be heard. This ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
38 years experience Cardiology
ASTHMA: If bad go to ER for evaluation help and therapy with nebulised and/or injectable meds
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