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asthma
 

Asthma is a chronic, inflammatory lung disease involving recurrent breathing problems. The characteristics of asthma are three airway problems:

 
Symptoms

Symptoms may include:

 
Causes

Causes may include:

  • contraction of airway muscles
  • mucus production
  • swelling in the airways
  • heavy exertion
 
Treatments

Treatment may include:

  • medication
  • hospitalization
Specialties
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  • pulmonology
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