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Is shortness of breath during exercise a sign of asthma?

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I would like to know if I have Asthma. I feel shortness of breath quite often especially while excerising and running
Posted Thu, 6 Feb 2014 in Asthma and Allergy
Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 3 hours later
Brief Answer: Pulmonary Function test Detailed Answer: Hi, Thanks for your query. There is a specific gold standard test called Pulmonary function test which helps us to identify the asthma in people suffering from breathlessness. Also do consult a Pulmonologist with the report, who after examination would surely help to get rid of the same. Regards,
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