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In asthma, the airways that carry air to the lungs (bronchial tubes) are inflamed. This can narrow the airways, causing shortness of breath and making it difficult to breathe.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerRohit K Katial, MD - Allergy and Immunology
Current as ofSeptember 9, 2014
Current as of: September 9, 2014
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Rohit K Katial, MD - Allergy and Immunology
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