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what medical conditions can mimick symptoms of excersised induced asthma ?

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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Vocal cord dysfcn: The first condition that comes to mind is vocal cord dysfunction, where they close creating a blockage of the airway when you are trying to get air. It takes working with a speech pathologist to learn how to relax the voice box during these sporadic events, that can strike suddenly during exercise.
Answered on Oct 23, 2014
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