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need expert help here. what are the symptoms of asthma in children 12-15?

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Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Trouble breathing: Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease of the lungs that can cause trouble breathing and significantly impact one's life. Those with asthma need a thorough evaluation to confirm the diagnosis of asthma, identify triggers of asthma and present a treatment plan.
Answered on Dec 24, 2013

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