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is wheezing, made worse by exposure to allergen or irritants a symptom of asthma (child)

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe/not: Asthma is usually a lifelong process with a wide variation in its pattern. The symptoms overlap with many transient issues & some other disorders. ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Javier Chinen
30 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Asthma can be mild: Asthma is defined as reversible bronchoconstrictrion, this can be mild that it can only be detected by lung function test. Some asthma patients only r ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Dreyer
63 years experience Pediatrics
Astma is a disease: Asthma is a disease that affects he bronchial tree (it narrows) and that is what causes the wheezing. This can occur only when your child has an infec ... Read More
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly...: Asthma is recurrent episodes of bronchospasm and airway inflammation. It is possible for these episodes to occur only with infections.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
20 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: A forced expiratory wheeze can be totally normal. If you start developing wheezes at other times, contact your doctor. Hope this helps!
Dr. Michael Noonan
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
It is not normal: It is not normal to wheeze when you forcefully exhale. It could be asthma or another condition such as heart condition.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes and no: There are those with mild asthma (cough variant) that can have coughing spells that respond to asthma rescue inhalers.These patients rarely but can wh ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
36 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Occasionally: It really does. Good news: lung docs are able to cure poorly controlled asthma. And there are technology gadgets such as piko-1. You want to ha ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
35 years experience Pediatrics
Asthma...yes: Asthma is tricky. It never really "goes away", once there is smooth muscle in the bronchioles, that smooth muscle can always contract under times of s ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes/yes: Asthma is a variable spectrum with some so mild they never knowing they have it to those who depend on daily meds to survive. It is heavily influenced ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Wheezing: Your symptoms speak more for exercise induced asthma
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Could be asthma: Kids wheeze for a lot of reasons in childhood & 1/3-1/2 may grow out of their wheezing by age 5. However, true asthma can persist through life wit ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
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Locker room cough: Cough following exercise is a typical symptom of exercise induced bronchospasm. There are good treatments to prevent symptoms and improve exercise ca ... Read More
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