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    Occupational Asthma Directory

    Occupational asthma is asthma that is caused or triggered by an environmental factor at work, such as dust, latex, chemicals, or other factors. Symptoms include coughing, wheezing, a tight chest, breathing problems, and more. Prevention mainly consists of limiting exposure to the irritant. Treatments could involve creating an action plan, taking medications, and making lifestyle changes. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how occupational asthma is caused, how to treat it, and much more.

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