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Asthma

Bronchial asthma; Wheezing - asthma - adults

Asthma is a disease that causes the airways of the lungs to swell and narrow. It leads to wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and coughing.

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  • Asthma

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  • Asthma - children

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  • How to use an asthma inh...

    Animation

  • Asthma

    Asthma

    illustration

  • Asthma control drugs

    Asthma control drugs

    illustration

  • Asthmatic bronchiole and normal bronchiole

    Asthmatic bronchiole and...

    illustration

  • Asthma quick-relief drugs

    Asthma quick-relief drug...

    illustration

  • Normal versus asthmatic bronchiole

    Normal versus asthmatic ...

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  • Common asthma triggers

    Common asthma triggers

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  • Exercise-induced asthma

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Review Date: 4/21/2015

Reviewed By: Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA. Internal review and update on 07/24/2016 by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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