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Is it possible to have an asthma attack/along the lines of, from getting your ears pierced?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Gary Steven
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Not directly
The piercing itself won't cause an asthma attack, but anxiety is a very common cause.
If you're very nervous and apprehensive about it, try to calm yourself down and be sure you have your albuterol with you. If you can't beat the anxiety, maybe piercing isn't for you.

In brief: Not directly
The piercing itself won't cause an asthma attack, but anxiety is a very common cause.
If you're very nervous and apprehensive about it, try to calm yourself down and be sure you have your albuterol with you. If you can't beat the anxiety, maybe piercing isn't for you.
Dr. Gary Steven
Dr. Gary Steven
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Dr. Harris Cohen
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Asthma
While many things can precipitate and asthma attack, getting your ears pierced is an unlikely cause.

In brief: Asthma
While many things can precipitate and asthma attack, getting your ears pierced is an unlikely cause.
Dr. Harris Cohen
Dr. Harris Cohen
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