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how can i know if i have a vocal cord disorder or asthma?

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Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
22 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Doctor test: A respiratory doctor can likely figure this out based on a good history form you and a breathing test. Please consult one soon.
Answered on Apr 24, 2016

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