How can having asthma make you more susceptible to colds?

Asthma and Colds. Dr. Windisch is correct except that if your asthma is poorly controlled, you have increased inflammation within the lung tissue, which does make asthmatics who are poorly controlled more susceptible to viral-induced asthma exacerbations.

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How can having asthma make you more susceptible to colds?

Asthma. Asthma does not make you more susceptible to colds but colds can trigger your asthma and asthma makes your recovery from a cold much longer and protracted. Read more...