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Asthma - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic

Aug 11th, 2020 - Asthma care at Mayo Clinic Experience and expertise. The Allergic Diseases Research Laboratory at Mayo Clinic has spent decades researching the immune system and exploring the causes of asthma, with the goal of developing new treatments and eventually finding a cure. Cutting-edge medicine. Mayo Clinic doctors and researchers continually develop and test new treatments for asthma. Your doctor wi...

Asthma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

Aug 11th, 2020 - Diagnosis Physical exam Your doctor will perform a physical exam to rule out other possible conditions, such as a respiratory infection or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Your doctor will also ask you questions about your signs and symptoms and about any other health problems. Tests to measure lung function You may be given lung function tests to determine how much air moves in an...

Asthma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

Aug 11th, 2020 - Overview Asthma attack Open pop-up dialog box Close Asthma attack Asthma attack If you have asthma, the inside walls of the airways in your lungs can become inflamed and swollen. In addition, membranes in your airway linings may secrete excess mucus. The result is an asthma attack. During an asthma attack, your narrowed airways make it harder to breathe, and you may cough and wheeze. Asthma is ...