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Method 1 Evaluating the Situation 1, recognize early symptoms of an asthma attack.
People with chronic asthma may wheeze occasionally and require the use of their asthma medication to control symptoms.
An attack is different in that it results in more severe symptoms which last longer and require immediate attention.
Early symptoms that an attack may be imminent include: 3, itchy neck, feeling irritable or short-tempered, feeling nervous or edgy. Fatigue, dark circles under the eyes 2, recognize the onset of an asthma attack.
An asthma attack can deteriorate into a life-threatening situation that requires immediate medical attention. Know how to identify an asthma attack so that you can begin treatment as soon as possible.
Although signs and symptoms of an asthma attack vary depending on the person, the most common symptoms include: 4, wheezing or whistling while breathing. Most often the wheezing is heard when a person is breathing out (exhaling) but can sometimes also be heard when they are asthma breathing in (inhaling). Some asthma sufferers may cough in an attempt to clear the airway and get more oxygen into their lungs.
This may be especially aggravated at night. 6, shortness of breath. People suffering from asthma attacks will complain of being short of breath.
They may be breathing in short shallow breaths that appear to be faster than normal.
Attacks are often accompanied by a feeling that chest feels tight or that there is pain on the left or right side.