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can you tell me how flying on a plane affect a person with asthma?

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Dr. Richard Williams
18 years experience Pharmacy
Generally safer but.: Though planes today are pressurized and well ventilated, asthmatics can have problems. If you are a nervous passenger- this can be a trigger. Allergies and the close quarters of a plane can also be a problem. Check with your physician if he/she thinks you should take precautions before a flight Good Luck.
Answered on Jun 30, 2014

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