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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Berson
38 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Chest pressure: Chest pressure can be a symptom of asthma. However you are not a spring chicken. 49-year-old men need to consider the possibility of heart disease. Yo ... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILLIP KIM
15 years experience General Practice
Yes: Sports related asthma or better known as intermittent asthma is caused by overproduction inflammatory cells elicited by sports or intense activity. Y ... Read More
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Dr. Rada Ivanov
31 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: Another name is exercise-induced asthma, and you can treat it usually by premedicating yourself with an albuterol or similar product prior to exercise ... Read More
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Trigger vs cause: Sports activities actually don't cause asthma but may trigger asthmatic symptoms in individuals with underlying "exercise-induced-asthma" this means y ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Most types of asthma are worsened by exercise and exercise induced asthma is a type of asthma that only occurs with exercise. Consult an allergist for ... Read More
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Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it is: Yes it is called Exercise Induced Asthma
Dr. Siatta Dunbar
10 years experience Sports Medicine
Sports asthma: is known as exercise associated bronchospasm (spasm of the airway in your lungs). It does not mean you will necessarily develop asthma. If you are h ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Mehra
44 years experience Pulmonology
Wheeze or cough: It is just like eia ie exercise induced asthma.Most of the time pt will have cough shortness of breath or wheeze 5 to 15 min after finishing sport / ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
30 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Cough: The most common symptom of sports-induced asthma in children is cough; these kids often wheeze as well. There may be no symptom other than shortness o ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Pretreat w albuterol: The best way to prevent asthma symptoms during exercise is to treat with your albuterol inhaler 15-20 minutes prior to exercise. It is also recommende ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: When asthma is well controlled, sports of all kinds including aerobic, high intensity should be tolerated. There are olympic athletes and professiona ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Asthma problem: You need a complete workup and probably allergy testing to find the cause and how to prevent allergy. See your doctor. Asthma can be chronic and sev ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
18 years experience Pharmacy
Many ways: Exercise induced asthma is more common than you think. Many elite, olympic class athletes suffer from this condition. Talk over a preventive course of ... Read More

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