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    Asbestos adn Asthma
    rvm1234 posted:
    I have a question that I hope someone could answer,and it is I found out that I have a asbestos in my lungs around September of last year,could this be the cause of my asthma conditions that i have,and also could this have caused my breathing problems.
    amcate responded:
    I recall reading awhile back that asbestos is more common than most people think, though I don't recall the source. There was a story on aol about a town that had a lot of asbestos, and a doctor was being honest with his patients about it. His honesty caused a stir.

    I don't know if asbestos causes asthma, but I do know it affects breathing.

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