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Asthma (cont.)

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allergies, allergy, allergic reaction, asthmatic bronchitis, bronchitis, atopic state, atopy, breathing problem, bronchial asthma, bronchospasm, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, COPD, inflammation, lung hypersensitivity, metered dose inhaler, MDI, nebulizer, reactive airway disease, respiratory disorder, spirometer, spirometry, asthma FAQs, asthma frequently asked questions, asthma, asthma attack, occupational asthma, exercise-induced asthma, adult-onset asthma, nocturnal asthma, asthma in pregnancy, asthma in school children, asthmatic, breathing passages, airways, chronic airway inflammation, allergen, wheeze, bronchiolitis, acute asthma, asthma medications, bronchial airways, bronchial airway narrowing, inflammation of the bronchi, wheezing, dyspnea, airway narrowing, noisy breathing, difficulty breathing, reactive airways disease, RAD, reversible airway obstruction, increased bronchial reactivity, airway inflammation, passive smoke inhalation, allergic disease, aeroallergen exposure, viral respiratory illness, airway hyperreactivity, AHR, airway remodeling, asthma triggers, nonallergic rhinitis, early allergic response, EAR, late allergic response, LAR, chest tightness, breathlessness, bronchial hyperresponsiveness, BHR, exposure to allergens, exposure to environmental irritants, exposure to viruses, exposure to cold air, allergic rhinitis, acute bronchoconstriction, airway edema, chronic mucous plug formation, hay fever, indoor allergies, indoor allergy, indoor allergens, indoor allergen, asthma assessment, asthma quiz

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/26/2013

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