A 47-year-old female asked:
Is tightness of the lungs and a persistant cough an asthma symptom?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Srinivas Mummadianswered
Pulmonology 20 years experience
Yes: Chest tightness, shortness of breath, dry cough are considered classic symptoms of asthma. Please talk to your doctor regarding your symptoms.
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Dr. Sameer Guptaanswered
Allergy 21 years experience
Yes: Typical symptoms for asthma include chest tightness , shortness of breath , cough and wheezing
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated May 17, 2014
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