Lungs feel like they are burning when i am in a cold aerea why is that lungs feel like they are burning when i am in a clod room
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Geriatrics 31 years experience
Cold-induced asthma: You might be describing cold-induced asthma or bronchospasm, brought about by exposure to cold environment such as walk-in freezers or just going outside (if it's cold). Go see your doctor for evaluation. S/he may prescribe short-acting beta agonist such as albuterol to prevent these episodes if they're far & few between.
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Last updated May 11, 2015
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