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A 27-year-old male asked:

Can i reverse overinflation of the lungs? i'm 27 and had pneumonia 3+ months ago and my lungs haven't gotten better yet. my doctor thinks its asthma.

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Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Definitely : Asthma is a common chronic inflammatory disease of the airways and airway obstruction is reversible.There are medications available to help control symptoms of chest tightness , shortness of breath , wheezing , coughing.Let your physician manage your condition. If severe, may refer you to specialist for lungs.

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