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A 17-year-old male asked:

Shortness of breath not helped my inhaler or steroids never had asthma doc said acute broncitus but been 8 weeks?

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Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Be reassessed: It is unusual for you to remain SOB because of asthma after being treated for 8 weeks. You should return to your MD or to an urgent care center to be reviewed for other causes for your SOB. You may require a CXR or further testing.

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Last updated Aug 4, 2014

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