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Severe reaction to 2hand cigarette smoke/cling. Instantly lose voice, chest congestion, wet cough, wheezing, trouble breathing. Some popcorn bags too. Pure tobacco ok. No other asthmas. What additive?

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Dr. Latonya Brown-Puryear
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Asthma

Sounds like you may have asthma and cigarette smoke is one of your triggers.
Best to avoid it if possible.

In brief: Asthma

Sounds like you may have asthma and cigarette smoke is one of your triggers.
Best to avoid it if possible.
Dr. Latonya Brown-Puryear
Dr. Latonya Brown-Puryear
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Dr. James Henning
Anesthesiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: A Condition called

Constrictive bronchiolitis obliterans, or "popcorn lung, " due to breathing in a chemical (diacetyl) that gives artificial butter its flavoring in microwavable-butter popcorn, has been known to cause the symptoms you describe.
Hypersensitivity to other allergens may be an issue, too. Consulting with a pulmonologist (lung specialist) is highly advised.

In brief: A Condition called

Constrictive bronchiolitis obliterans, or "popcorn lung, " due to breathing in a chemical (diacetyl) that gives artificial butter its flavoring in microwavable-butter popcorn, has been known to cause the symptoms you describe.
Hypersensitivity to other allergens may be an issue, too. Consulting with a pulmonologist (lung specialist) is highly advised.
Dr. James Henning
Dr. James Henning
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Reaction

Unsure of what is the likely chemical trigger but you should see an allergist and get treated.

In brief: Reaction

Unsure of what is the likely chemical trigger but you should see an allergist and get treated.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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