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Could eating sushi cause an asthma attack?

Could eating sushi cause an asthma attack?

Sure: If you are allergic to fish, or some ingredient in one of the rolls, or there is a perfumed customer next to you... ...Read more

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Asthma (Definition)

Asthma is a disease of the lungs caused by chronic inflammation of the airways most often caused by allergies. This inflammation results in airway swelling and hyperactivity leading to difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, dry cough, etc. MIT is a diagnosis made by combining clinical ...Read more


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Can cat allergies cause an asthma attack?

Can cat allergies cause an asthma attack?

Yes: Cat allergy seems to be particularly potent for triggering asthma symptoms in patients with cat allergy + asthma. ...Read more

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Can CS gas cause an asthma attack for somebody with mild asthma? Atleast the odds of it?

Can CS gas cause an asthma attack for somebody with mild asthma? Atleast the odds of it?

Yes.: Asthma may be triggered by a large variety of things- allergy, irritants, internal chemistry, medications, etc. Individuals will find individual triggers. ...Read more

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Would it be possible that a hamster cause an asthma attack or trigger some asthma symptoms?

Would it be possible that a hamster cause an asthma attack or trigger some asthma symptoms?

Certainly possible: Some people's asthma is triggered by allergens in the air. While you may not be allergic to the hamster itself, you may be allergic to the material in its bedding. Monitor your symptoms and see when they are worse. If it's only when cleaning the cage, you may be able to where a simple mask or try changing the bedding material. If it's bad all the time though, may want to find him a new home. ...Read more

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I've been told that CS gas can cause an asthma attack to somebody with mild asthma. How severe would this attack be? Would it be full blown needing a hospital or just wheezing and shortness of breath? I've gotten a 76% on my asthma test.

Peak flow: of 76% is good , so long you have no symptoms like shortness of breath or cough, CS gas or any irritant can stimulate an asthma attack, just try to avoid exposure, take your controller and rescue medicines as prescribed ...Read more

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If you are sleeping and you wake up and have an asthma attack, what could have caused that?

Night: Asthma attacks are known to happen at 4 am due to increase bronchial tone at night. You should consider taking your asthma control medication regularly and keep albuterol inh at bedside. If you have these night time symptoms regularly please d/w your physician, . ...Read more

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Blue inhaler stopped an 'asthma' attack but my pharmacist says bronchiospasms can be caused by stress without having asthma. Is this true?

Blue inhaler stopped an 'asthma' attack but my pharmacist says bronchiospasms can be caused by stress without having asthma. Is this true?

Maybe: Extreme stress and anxiety can make u wheeze. However, have urself checked out by a physician to make sure what could be the problem. Allergies are a trigger of asthma and I notice u have been using Flonase. Asthma can start at any age and the key to diagnosis is RECURRENCE. By going to a lung specialist you can have lung studies which can make things clearer. ...Read more

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Can asthma attack cause fast heart beat?

Can asthma attack cause fast heart beat?

Usually none: In otherwise young healthy individuals (no heart disease) the increased heart rate that can occur during an asthma attack or be related to treating an asthma attack (albuterol inhaler), will resolve on its own and not lead to heart problems. If the heartbeat, is irregular (skipping beats), associated with palpitations or greater than 180 beats per minutes, a heart doctor should be involved. ...Read more