A 22-year-old female asked:
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are chest tightness, tiredness, shortness of breath, and light headedness early, mid, or late asthma attack symptoms?

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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Does not matter: It is persistent asthma that is uncontrolled and symptomatic. Nightly awakenings are likely also. More importantly, the dose of anti-inflammatory medication must be increased, for example inhaled steroids. To be safe check with your lung doc to make nothing else is going on - although unlikely.
Answered on Oct 24, 2017
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Dr. Linda Green
44 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Asthma: These are common symptoms in asthma exacerbations of all degrees and should prompt you to seek medical attention.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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Dr. Daniel Zanger
32 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Those are suggestive of asthma.
Answered on May 8, 2013
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Dr. Linda Green
Dr. Linda Green commented
44 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
These symptoms can also occur with other problems so a doctor visit is in order.
May 8, 2013

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