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Asthma question i'm a 33 years old caucasian female. i've had undiagnosed asthma since 1998. they diagnosed it in 2009. the doctor said it wasn't bad enoough for medication. i exercise and bike for 2 hours every day without any problem. i cough every day

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Dr. Mary Engrav answered

Specializes in Emergency Medicine

That isn't normal to have yellow phlegm after exercising. If you smoke then please stop. Please see your doctor or a pulmonologist for a complete evaluation of your asthma. If you had worse secretions, green sputum, fever, or shortness of breath, then you would have to go to the er.

Answered Oct 3, 2016

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Dr. Yash Khanna answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

You have asthma and you say you cough every day.Cough is also a symptom of asthma and if you want to stop coughing you need a controller medicine like singular or inlaled corticosteroid or a combination of steroid and long acting bronchodilater.You should have a pulmonary function test done and if it shows restriction, repeat after two puffs of albuterol to see the reversibility of the restriction.

Answered Apr 3, 2013

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