A 22-year-old male asked:
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Can CS gas cause an asthma attack for somebody with mild asthma? Atleast the odds of it?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes.: Asthma may be triggered by a large variety of things- allergy, irritants, internal chemistry, medications, etc. Individuals will find individual triggers.
Answered on Jul 13, 2015

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