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A 28-year-old male asked:

i mowed and weedeated my yard today and now feel kinda winded since i doen it. my pulm dr said he positive i don't hsve asthma. allergic?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Joshua Marks
Emergency Medicine 12 years experience
Allergies: Try taking a non drowsy allergy medicine.Regularly especially before yard work.
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Pulmonary Critical Care 25 years experience
Immunocap: You can easily find out by doing a blood allergy test.

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Agree with Dr Williams. Recommend seeing an allergist and asthma specialist to help figure out what your exact triggers are so you can focus in on what you need to do to help get your asthma under control
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