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    Asthma without Wheezing
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    adv95 posted:
    Hey all, I need some advice. My new allergy/asthma doctor thinks that I don't have asthma because I don't wheeze. I was diagnosed with asthma when I was ten, I rarely wheezed. When I'm having an attack I have a dry rattling cough, but the doctor seems to ignore that as being an issue because its a sign I am moving air. I have low peak flows and when I am having an attack I will cough uncontrollably and start to pass out, but my doctor isn't taking me seriously, and it is frustrating. Have any of you had this problem?
     
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    wezman responded:
    When I have my asthma flareups I don't always have wheezing either I thought about this one for a while because it really bothered me it seems that the establishment thinks that you have to be a constant Weezer in order to be categorized as an asthmatic if I was you I would get a different allergist. It seems sometimes doctors listen more to their computers than their patients. "peace out I hope this helped "


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