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A 32-year-old member asked:

Please tell me, could working in a fast food place cause breathing problems?

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Dr. Troy Ross
Occupational Medicine 24 years experience
Possibly: There are many things in the air that can irritate or cause allergy in the lungs. There could be cleaning products at the workplace or there may be food items that you react to. If your breathing is consistently better when you are away from work then it's more likely to be an exposure at work. Try asking your company's safety officer to look into what may be the cause.

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Last updated Feb 10, 2014

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