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Asthma

Asthma Triggers

12/20/2006

Question:

Can something as simple as eating an apple or popcorn or other potentially throat irritating foods trigger a coughing/asthma attack?

Answer:

Any irritant or allergen that triggers a cough could initiate an attack of asthma.

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Response by:

I Leonard Bernstein, MD I Leonard Bernstein, MD
Clinical Professor Emeritus
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati