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Asthma

Deciding to Take Medication

10/13/2000

Question:

When ever I walk a few miles or climb the stairs or go from one class to the other, I can`t breathe, should I take my steroids or not?

Answer:

It sounds like you`re asking for specific therapeutic advice, which is more than I can provide online. 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