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A 25-year-old female asked:

Is it possible to have asthma with no cough? dr thinks i have asthma. i get frequent shortness of breath and tight chest. very mild wheeze.

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Sob: I notice you had an echocardiogram. Do you have a cardiac problem? If so, your shortness of breath, tight chest and wheezing may be cardiac in origin.See your crdiologist for further evaluation. Otherwise, your doctor's diagnosis apperas to be correct

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