A 28-year-old male asked:
How u know u have asthma?
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Pediatrics 29 years experience
Symptoms: You wheeze and/or cough and/or have trouble breathing when exposed to stimuli to which you are sensitive. These stimuli (called "triggers") can be illnesses, smoke, environmental allergies, foods, cold air, and other things. Asthma is by definition a chronic condition, so to be diagnosed with asthma, the symptoms have to happen repeatedly. Special doctors can also do lung function tests.
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Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
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Last updated Oct 4, 2016
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