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Asthma without coughing, wheezing, or chest tightness?

Shortness of breath, coughing, wheezing, and chest tightness are the four classic symptoms associated with asthma. Is it possible for someone to not experience any of the last three symptoms and still ...
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Diagnose angina (chest pain) by taking Nitroglycerin

Since nitroglycerin relieves the symptoms of angina (chest tightness, heavy feeling), why not to diagnose angina with Nitroglycerin? If the pain goes away upon taking Nitroglycerin then you have ...
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How to know if it's exercise-induced asthma? Or if tight-chest & wheezing is due to being out-of-shape? Or combo?

As a child, before I was out-of-shape, I was diagnosed with "exercised-induced asthma." Is that a lifelong diagnosis? Or do youngsters tend to grow out of it? I continue to take my Albuterol inhaler ...