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Katy, TX
A 18-year-old male asked:

I have a cough with minor wheezing. i have a history of asthma and i know i had a cold before but now i have only the cough. do i need a inhaler?

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Dr. David Schleimer
A Verified Doctoranswered
40 years experience
Maybe: If you have asthma, has your md prescribed albuterol? If so, minor use of it for the wheezing seems like a smart strategy. Feel better!
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