A 38-year-old member asked:
what can you do to tell the difference between an upper respiritory infection and asthma?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Latonya Brown-Puryear answered
21 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Asthma: Can be difficult because both entities can result in similar symptoms. I often think of them more in terms of cause and effect. A common cause of asthma exacerbations is upper respiratory tract infection. Hope that helps!
Answered on Apr 5, 2013
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