What are common symptoms of asthma?


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  • cemery
    9 months ago

    I’ve just been told I have asthma. I’m using oxygen now. My oxygen levels drop when I’m up moving around, walking.

  • Leon Lebowitz, RRT moderator
    9 months ago

    Hi cemery and welcome. Everyone’s asthma is different For some people, they find their oxygen levels do drop when they expend any type of energy. This may be the reason the doctor has you on supplemental oxygen. Please do check back and let us know how you’re doing.
    All the best,
    Leon (site moderator)

  • Richard Faust
    1 year ago

    Asthma symptoms are numerous and can, of course, vary drastically from person to person depending on type and severity of the asthma. You may want to look at this article from our editorial team on symptoms, with links to more detailed information on specific issues: https://asthma.net/symptoms/. In addition, this article looks at classifying asthma severity, which dictates treatment protocols: https://asthma.net/basics/classifications/.

  • lauren.tucker moderator
    1 year ago

    Symptoms of asthma vary from person to person. Common asthma symptoms are cough, wheezing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath. You can read more here: https://asthma.net/symptoms/ as well as here: https://asthma.net/uncategorized/symptoms-and-signs-how-asthma-communicates/ If you feel like you have experinced any of these symptoms we enocurage you to seek medical attention to get a definitive diagnosis.

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