Asthma is a chronic medical condition that affects the airways of the body. In this condition, the walls of the airways swell due to allergy or any other irritation. This swelling in the airways restricts the passage of air into the lungs causing one or all of the following:
- Tightness in the chest
- Shortness of breath
Having all these symptoms does not necessarily mean you have asthma. To be able to correctly diagnose it, examination by the doctor is required.
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