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Asthma

Difficulty Breathing and the Workplace

07/16/2001

Question:

I am having trouble breathing at work. Is this caused by all the different smells there?

Answer:

There are many reasons for difficulty breathing at work. A specific diagnosis, is more than I can provide online especially with only minimal information. Only a detailed history and physical exam by a healthcare professional can provide enough information to make a specific diagnosis. Please discuss your concerns with your healthcare provider.

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Response by:

Mitchell C Rashkin, MD Mitchell C Rashkin, MD
Professor of Medicine
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati