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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Wheezing: Shortness of breath , tight chest, wheezing, cough.
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Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience Pharmacy
They vary: Some asthmatics simply have a chronic cough while others have varying degrees of shortness of breathe. The triggers to an attack also vary. Some are a ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Asthma triggers: The most common triggers for asthma are: the common cold virus, exercise (90%), allergies (80% in kids and 50% in adults), and smoke.
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Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Several: Cold air, exercise, cat dander, pollen.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience Pharmacy
Allergies: Allergies are the must common triggers. Among them, animal dander, dust mites, pollen and other allergens that are airborne. In addition, cold air, ex ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: In childhood it is often the presence of inflammation from any of a number of infectious agents, often viral. Only 5% are thought related to allergy t ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience Pharmacy
Many: The most common triggers in the home are animal dander, dust mites, smoke (tobacco) polution, molds and assorted others. Ideally you can fous in on th ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boris Ripa
35 years experience Pediatrics
Cough: Shortness of breath.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: It is quite common and an estimated 1/7 children has had a history of recurrent wheezing. There are many presentations of this diverse disease which r ... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
20 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: If your asthma is well controlled, using the appropriate medication and with rare need for a rescue inhaler you should be fine. If asthma is poorly c ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not uncommon: Although it was believed that asthma could only start in childhood and in the 60's no one could have allergic asthma developing after age 40, it is cl ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Ostro
48 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: According to cdc statistics the incidence (new cases per year) of asthma in adults (18+ years old) is 3.8/1000, whereas that among children is 12.5/10 ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Torre
50 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Cough, wheeze, SOB: Coughing is the most common symptom of asthma especially if cough occurs with exercise or laughing. Colds that routinely go to the chest are very com ... Read More
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