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A 36-year-old female asked:

My asthma "attacks" seem to involve vomiting w/ breathing issues. is this common for an asthmatic? what do most doctors consider as an "attack"?

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Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 51 years experience
Vomiting is not: common for an asthmatic but it can happen from stress which was put on gi tract during an astnma attack. An astma attack usually means difficulty to breath associated with wheezing due to reversible spasms and inflammation of the bronchial tree.

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Last updated Dec 6, 2015

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