A 38-year-old member asked:
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is blue skin caused by asthma exacerbation in adults? what are the symptoms?

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Dr. Sunil Mehra
43 years experience Pulmonology
Serious complication: Cyanosis in an asthmatic is an ominous sign, life threatening.
Answered on Sep 13, 2013

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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No such thing: There is no such thing as "skin asthma" asthma is a disease of the lungs that causes difficulty breathing.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not sure: Not sure what " skin asthma" means. Please clarify.

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