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A 16-year-old female asked:

My doctor gave me an inhaler to try to help my breathing and its kinda helping with my asthma but my dad smokes around me & i think i have bronchitis?

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Dr. Paul Carter
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Asthma: Asthma symptoms are similar to bronchitis and are made worse by smoke exposure. Inhalers containing albuterol only help temporarily relieve symptoms without helping the cause. You may need a controller type inhaler to help with the cause. If your dad would quit smoking that would help too!

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Last updated Mar 16, 2017

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