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hi, i am a 16 yr old female and i swim for half the year and play water polo for half the year so im it relativly good shape...my asthma usually flairs up around once every two weeks during practice but its usually only bad once a year. ...
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I was diagnosed with mild asthma 10 years ago. The only time I seem to really struggle to breathe is if I run alot. I'm not sure if I've ever had an actual asthma attack. I was just wondering if asthma can go away or if it lasts forev...
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I have this nagging cough and sometimes it makes me gag like I am going to throw up but don't This discussion is related to Tingle in Throat Causes Cough And Urge to Vomit/Gag.
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I am 30 years old, born 9 weeks early. I always thought I had poor lung capacity, but I never had it checked out. This may be separate, but I feel like I have had bad blood circulation the past few years; for instance if I am wearing ska...
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Not sure if this is the right area to ask this but wasn't sure what other area could be linked to what I have. When I was younger I did a lot of sports and competitions mainly swimming and rugby and I used to get anxiety, which I kno...
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I have been diagnosed with Bronchiolar asthma all my life (22 years), My inhalers have not been a bother with me worked perfect helped me so much expect the Blue one which made my Asthma worse. As of lately, I am on a Brown inhaler and a...
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I am 21 years old and 2 months back i had a cold and since then have had a persistant dry cough. The cough itself isn't constant, i can go a while without coughing and it does not affect my sleep. I got it checked out by a walk in medic...
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I'm utterly desperate for help; I'm needing at least triple the usual dosage of blue inhaler as it stands, and after over a month, my brown and green inhalers have yet to help me at all. 2 puffs of blue is never enough, and it barely las...
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So I was very sick on Christmas day My dad toke me to urgent care they said I hat strep throat and gave me some meds to take for 5 days I am done with them now but my coughing has got worse and I cough really hard to the point were I wan...
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Just came back from the hospital after a bad asthma attack. Was treated with a single dose (60 mg) of prednisone, as well as a breathing treatment and ibuprofen. I recently had the flu, and I was nervous going to the hospital, I dont wan...
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I've had asthma for many years and it's been pretty well controlled. I've always had to avoid ciggerette smoke and perfume counters. Over the past few years, since e-ciggerettes and plug-in air fresheners have become commonly used indoor...
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Hi there. I am 27, female and have done an allergic test 2 months ago, and it is proven that my level of IgE is extremely high to dust mites. I was advised to do the test due to the reason why I've found that I easily have breathing diff...
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How does Singulair work? Montelukast blocks the action of leukotrienes. Leukotrienes are fatty signaling molecules which the body produces when there is inflammation. They are thought to play a key role in causing the symptoms of asthma ...
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hi,im 24 years old, i had shortness breath, i went to doctor and my spirometry result was good: fvc=90%,fev1=102%,fev1/fvc=89% some days later i went to another doctor my spirometry rsult was: fvc=72%,fev1=81%,fev1/fvc=94%. i dont know...
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I have had moderately controlled asthma for years. On symbicort daily and use of ventolin comes and goes. Recently I was prescribed a 5 day prednisone burst that normally makes me feel great after a day. This time I'm not day 4 and it ...
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About 6 months ago I had a few nights where I stopped breathing as I fell asleep. My body jerked itself awake. I do have both asthma and anxiety so I figured it could have something to do with that but it went away. Recently, however, I'...
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Hi! I have recently been diagnosed with asthma with all the classic symptoms: shortness of breath, chest tightness, cough etc. However I have noticed that whenever I exert myself in exercise whether its running or dancing (im a dancer)...
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I have always had asthma, but pretty controlled with no rescue inhaler for a long time. All the sudden for last 2weeks I can't breathe, and it's all the time. Also heartburn a lot to. Can anyone help. Dr at Readycare 5 days ago said lung...
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My pulmonologist said I might have some "underlying asthma" but didn't say for sure. Does anyone know what this might mean. I forgot to ask him. Stupid, I know. THanks.
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Hello, so on Dec.4th I was at a party and all of a sudden got a feeling where I couldn't breathe and I felt like i had to keep taking a deep breath and yawning. I made myself lightheaded from trying to breath. I came home went to bed and...
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