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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Respiratory infections are common triggers for asthma attacks.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes...: Any illness could result in a temporary worsening of asthma symptoms. If you notice this, see your doctor or go to the er asap! treating the underlyin ... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience Pediatrics
Yes!: Cold is triggering your asthma attack . Although there are a lot of other triggers .You will need to see your doctor for prescription medications to c ... Read More
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Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
21 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
This is typical: Colds are one of many triggers for asthma. It is important to know this so that, when you get a cold, you can be on top of a possible asthma attack.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes it can: Stress either emotional / physical can lead 2 asthma exacerbation (asthma acting up) in uncontrolled asthmatics, if this happens patient should follow ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: It would require a full review of past medical history, treatments, environmental exposures and an exam to begin to understand your asthma now. Unders ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chad Rudnick
9 years experience Pediatrics
Ask away!: You should never feel weird or embarrassed to ask your doctor a question or to show you how to use your inhaler (even if shown in the past). Sometimes ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rada Ivanov
30 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Absolutely: Any kind of smoke - kitchen, barbecue, cigarettes, a fire, industrial etc may cause your asthma to flare.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
Don't Think So: Eaten 2 weeks ago and asthma symptoms flaring up now? Do not think so. Have you been allergy tested? Do you know what you are allergic too? Do you ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lokesh Guglani
20 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
It can: Inhaling smoke of any kind can be an irritant to the airways. People with asthma have hyper-responsive airways that undergo bronchospasm in response t ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Allergist: See an allergist to accurately determine the allergies that are the triggers. This information can be very helpful in determining a good treatment pl ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Galli
26 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: A flare of your asthma may last longer. Depends on how well you were controlled before and the type of medications you use . Also what triggered you ... Read More

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