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A 21-year-old male asked:

Why is it that when l smell something with either a good or bad scent l tend to hav difficulties with breathing and what medication can u recommend?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Asthma: I see that you once used an inhaler, and the fact that strong smells now trigger you suggests to me that your asthma has returned. Please get with a pulmonologist. Sometimes a tiny dose of daily inhaled glucocorticoid can keep this at bay.
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