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How does doctor know if I have exersize induced athsma?
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Dr. Stanley Weiss
Internal Medicine - Oncology
In brief: History, exam, PFTs
A physician integrates information you provide, a thorough physical examination, and supplementary tests.
Developing wheezing, coughing, chest tightness etc after exercise is one clue to exercise-induced asthma. Pulmonary function testing (pfts) can be very useful as well. Both allergist and pulmonary experts usually can do pfts in their office. Lab tests or x-rays sometimes assist.

In brief: History, exam, PFTs
A physician integrates information you provide, a thorough physical examination, and supplementary tests.
Developing wheezing, coughing, chest tightness etc after exercise is one clue to exercise-induced asthma. Pulmonary function testing (pfts) can be very useful as well. Both allergist and pulmonary experts usually can do pfts in their office. Lab tests or x-rays sometimes assist.
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