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does vocal cord dysfuction mimic asthma?

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Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
21 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Yes: Yes it can. You may need a good history taking by your doctor, a good examination and likely a breathing test (spirometry)
Answered on Aug 21, 2018

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