A 24-year-old male asked:
Can cold air cause breathlessness without asthma? it's my trigger but inhalers barely help! (ventolin, plus clenil and serevent (salmeterol) twice a day)
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Allergy and Immunology 13 years experience
Consider other cause: Cold air exposure is a common trigger. Could be undiagnosed/improperly treated asthma or another condition that mimics asthma like vocal cord dysfunction. Would suggest seeing specialist for further workup and evaluation. An allergist would be someone good to talk to.
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