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What is the symptom of asthma?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Daniel Konold
Family Medicine
7 doctors agree
In brief: Wheezing
Asthma classically has shortness of breath and wheezing.
Other subtle symptoms can be a persistent cough, shortness of breath with exercise or a decreased exercise tolerance.

In brief: Wheezing
Asthma classically has shortness of breath and wheezing.
Other subtle symptoms can be a persistent cough, shortness of breath with exercise or a decreased exercise tolerance.
Dr. Daniel Konold
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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
very important is sleep. Awakenings mean that the asthma is uncontrolled. Additional treatment is useful now.
Dr. David Lipkin
Caution! Children with asthma are more likely to experience a severe life threatening allergic reaction called Anaphylaxis. Symptoms may be mistaken for a "routine" episode of asthma BUT there are clues. Suspect anaphylaxis if any of the following accompany an asthma attack:crampy abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea,hives, itching, flushing, swelling of lips or tongue or eyelids>*call Rescue squad
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
In brief: Asthma...
Typical asthma symptoms include shortness of breath, coughing, wheezing.
These symptoms occur episodically and, between episodes, patients can be completely asymptomatic. Shortness of breath can occur either at rest or with exercise. See your doctor for diagnosis and treatment.

In brief: Asthma...
Typical asthma symptoms include shortness of breath, coughing, wheezing.
These symptoms occur episodically and, between episodes, patients can be completely asymptomatic. Shortness of breath can occur either at rest or with exercise. See your doctor for diagnosis and treatment.
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