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A 48-year-old member asked:

Is having breathing troubles a symptom of allergies?

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Dr. James Sterner
17 years experience
Yes: Asthma is an allergic disease in a majority of cases. Allergies can also lead to vocal cord dysfunction, which can cause shortness of breath.

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