asthma

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Synonyms (6)

bronchial hyperreactivity, Exercise induced asthma, chronic obstructive asthma with acute exacerbation, chronic obstructive asthma with status asthmaticus, chronic obstructive asthma, exercise-induced asthma


Definitions (2)

A bronchial disease that is characterized by chronic inflammation and narrowing of the airways, which is caused by a combination of environmental and genetic factors. The disease has_symptom recurring periods of wheezing (a whistling sound while breathing), has_symptom chest tightness, has_symptom shortness of breath, has_symptom mucus production and has_symptom coughing. The symptoms appear due to a variety of triggers such as allergens, irritants, respiratory infections, weather changes, exercise, stress, reflux disease, medications, foods and emotional anxiety., Xref MGI.


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