Asthma is a chronic illness affecting hundreds of millions of people worldwide. It's important to know how to recognise an asthma attack and when to go to A&E.
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Coughing and vomiting blood are 2 different symptoms with different causes. Find out how expelled blood may look like, what it means and when to see a doctor.
Have you ever felt that you cannot breathe in enough air? Dr Chew Huck Chin explains dyspnoea, the sensation of having shortness of breath, and why you should not ignore it.
If someone is choking on food, do you start hitting their back or attempt to help them cough it out? Here’s what you should do instead.
Is your chest pain a heart problem? Find out what is causing your chest pain, and how to tell when it's serious.
Someone around you starts wheezing and coughing vigorously. What should you do?
Allergies are at best annoying, and at worst life-threatening. Here’s how to identify an allergy when you have one, and what to do when an allergy acts up.
The good news is that not all chest pain signals a heart problem. Dr Ooi Yau Wei explains the possible causes of chest pain and how to tell if the pain is heart-related.
Dr Dennis Chua explains what happens when food goes down the wrong pipe, and the most common scenarios where it happens.
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