Occupational and work aggravated asthma

8) Symptoms of occupational or work aggravated asthma

Man blowing nose


Symptoms worsen while at work and improve or disappear when away from work.

Symptoms may also improve with inhaler treatment, but can improve without medication if irritant exposure is reduced.

Other symptoms:

  • Rhinitis (inflammation inside nose causing sneezing, blocked, itchy and running nose).
  • Conjunctivitis (often called Pink Eye, an infection between outer lining of eye and eyelid).