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Can a person get asthma from environmental exposure?
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Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
Pediatrics - Pulmonology
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In brief: Can trigger
Certain elements in the environment can trigger an asthma exacerbation in someone who is predisposed or has asthma.
But they do not "give" asthma to someone.

In brief: Can trigger
Certain elements in the environment can trigger an asthma exacerbation in someone who is predisposed or has asthma.
But they do not "give" asthma to someone.
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
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Dr. David Shulan
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Generally yes
One must have asthma or a tendency for asthma.
Environmental allergies can trigger asthma , such as pollen, dust mites, and pet exposure. Non allergic triggers could be cold air, respiratory tract infections, air pollutants including cigarette smoke.

In brief: Generally yes
One must have asthma or a tendency for asthma.
Environmental allergies can trigger asthma , such as pollen, dust mites, and pet exposure. Non allergic triggers could be cold air, respiratory tract infections, air pollutants including cigarette smoke.
Dr. David Shulan
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