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Describe the features of bronchial asthma.?
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Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: Cough
Cough, shortness of breath, wheezing.

In brief: Cough
Cough, shortness of breath, wheezing.
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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Asthma
Asthma is caused by a reaction of smooth muscles in your airways which get tight, triggered usually by allergies, but also by chemical irritants like smoke, dust, perfumes, etc.
As the airways get tight, it becomes harder to breath, and coughing becomes pronounced and occurs in spasms. As it progresses, patients become very short of breath and will gasp for air. The need for treatment is urgent.

In brief: Asthma
Asthma is caused by a reaction of smooth muscles in your airways which get tight, triggered usually by allergies, but also by chemical irritants like smoke, dust, perfumes, etc.
As the airways get tight, it becomes harder to breath, and coughing becomes pronounced and occurs in spasms. As it progresses, patients become very short of breath and will gasp for air. The need for treatment is urgent.
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Symptoms...
Asthma symptoms include recurrent and intermittent wheezing, shortness of breath, cough.
Bronchospasm and airway inflammation occurs resulting in these symptoms. Triggers include airway infections as well as allergic triggers. There is no cure but treatments that control symptoms are effective. See your doctor for diagnosis and treatment.

In brief: Symptoms...
Asthma symptoms include recurrent and intermittent wheezing, shortness of breath, cough.
Bronchospasm and airway inflammation occurs resulting in these symptoms. Triggers include airway infections as well as allergic triggers. There is no cure but treatments that control symptoms are effective. See your doctor for diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Cough,Wheezing,SOB
The features of Bronchial Asthma are Cough Wheezing Shortness of Breath Chest tightness Hypoxia Low Oxygen in the blood Decrease of lung function on Spirometry which are reversible with bronchodilaters

In brief: Cough,Wheezing,SOB
The features of Bronchial Asthma are Cough Wheezing Shortness of Breath Chest tightness Hypoxia Low Oxygen in the blood Decrease of lung function on Spirometry which are reversible with bronchodilaters
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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