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A 38-year-old male asked:

Phlegm, shortness of breath, whizing, cough at night. consistent cold and sneezing every 2 days of week.

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Dr. Robert Nelson
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Many causes but all: your symptoms point to a likely indoor allergy such as dust mite or pet dander. These allergies are potent triggers for asthma. Common medications like aspirin and ibuprofen can cause asthma-like symptoms in some people. Some Blood pressure medications (ACE inhibitors) can cause dry cough, but not wheezing. See your doctor to review your symptoms, have a exam and try to narrow down the cause.
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