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Are asthma attack symptoms the same for everyone?

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Not every person with asthma experiences the same symptoms of an asthma attack. You may not have all of these symptoms, or you may have different symptoms at different times. Your symptoms may be subtle, such as decreased activity, or lethargy. Your symptoms may also vary from mild to severe from one asthma attack to the next.

SOURCES: 
American Lung Association: "Asthma." 
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America: "Asthma Overview." 

Centers for Disease Control. 
Murray, J. and Nadel, J. Textbook of Respiratory Medicine, Third edition, W.B. Saunders Company, 2000. 
Rose, B.D. (ed). UpToDate, Wellesley, Mass., 2005.

Reviewed by Gabriela Pichardo on May 15, 2019

SOURCES: 
American Lung Association: "Asthma." 
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America: "Asthma Overview." 

Centers for Disease Control. 
Murray, J. and Nadel, J. Textbook of Respiratory Medicine, Third edition, W.B. Saunders Company, 2000. 
Rose, B.D. (ed). UpToDate, Wellesley, Mass., 2005.

Reviewed by Gabriela Pichardo on May 15, 2019

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