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How do I know if I have asthma

About a year ago I noticed that after I exercised my chest would hurt for a long time afterwards and no matter how deep I breathed in it felt like I couldn't get enough air. I wasn't wheezing to the extent that I couldn't breathe at all but it was very uncomfortable. Also on some odd days I will wake up and throughout the whole day my chest will feel heavy and like after  I exercise I can never seem to be able to get a full lung of air.
Could I possibly have asthma or is it all in my head (like my mom says)?
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Hey there, I'm not a professional but as someone who has dealt with asthma since infancy I have had similar symptoms - mostly when I'm sick but nonetheless it feels like I can't get a deep breath and I need to use my inhaler which helps. I would make an appointment with a doctor just to be sure and to get a formal diagnosis.
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