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I wheeze when deeply breathing when i get a bad cold. is there a way to treat this?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Virus induced: Viral infection has turned out to be the most common cause for worsening in asthma (exacerbation). Frequently, you may need a short course of steroid , besides the usual asthma medications, to control the asthma triggered by a viral infection. Washing your hands more often may reduce virus exposure.

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Last updated Aug 13, 2013

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