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What Should I Do if My Friend Is Having an Asthma Flare-Up?


What should I do if my friend is having an asthma flare-up?
– Zahara*

An asthma flare-up can be scary, both for the person having it and anyone who sees it happening. A friend who knows how to handle the situation can be a big help.

Here's what to do:

Friends can be the first line of defense for someone who is having an asthma flare-up. So it's great that you want to be prepared!

*Names have been changed to protect user privacy.

Date reviewed: June 2017


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