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My boyfriend has asthma & randomly gets moments where he can't breathe, even if hes just sitting there. What could be the cause?

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Dr. Maziar Rezvani
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Poor control

Of his asthma.
Compel him to see his physician to get better control of his symptoms.

In brief: Poor control

Of his asthma.
Compel him to see his physician to get better control of his symptoms.
Dr. Maziar Rezvani
Dr. Maziar Rezvani
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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
2 doctors agree

In brief: Asthma can

Asthma could be the cause.
It would be easy to find out, if he takes his rescue inhalers and the symptoms get better then it is likely to be asthma. There is much more to this and he should be talking to his doctor. You need to take into consideration what other medical problems he has and what other symptoms are noted.

In brief: Asthma can

Asthma could be the cause.
It would be easy to find out, if he takes his rescue inhalers and the symptoms get better then it is likely to be asthma. There is much more to this and he should be talking to his doctor. You need to take into consideration what other medical problems he has and what other symptoms are noted.
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Dr. Carlo Hatem
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