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Can you have asthma in only one lung?


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2015-07-15 18:38:30
2015-07-15 18:38:30

no, because asthma is a disorder in the airways, not the lungs in the first place. when triggered by an irritant, what happens is your windpipe narrows down, and mucus clogs it, causing breathing difficulties, and then an asthma attack. asthma has nothing to do with the lungs - they will still be perfectly normal.

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