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14 Feb 2006

BREATH
Hi Dr,

I feel like I can't breath properly - like I can't take a deep breath, and it is quite frustrating.
This happened last year too - and the Dr. gave me an inhaler, but it went away after about 3 - 4 days.
What I never mentioned, is that my office is in a factory using spray paint - and the fumes are sometimes quite strong ... can this cause long term damage, and how should I go about checking this out?

Thank You
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CyberDoc
cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Hi PKR
You could be getting a type of allergic asthma - you should have a doctor associated with your factory - ask him to send you for a lung function test and to ascertain if you have asthma. If so, you must get proper treatment and be moved away from the painting area.
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