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Please help Wheezing/Asthma even on meds
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Please help Wheezing/Asthma even on meds

Dear Doctor,
I've been wheezing after a respiratory infection for weeks now on exhalation and a month of prednisone, dulera, symbicort, singulair, albuterol, allergy meds doesn't fix the problem and was getting headaches.  I also have discomfort/pain in my head and leg when I exhale- seems to be bad circulation.  I don't have a cough and don't have much mucus.  
Are there any meds or a doctor I should go see?  maybe xopenex, theophylline, or atrovent?
thanks so much!
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Hello and welcome to the forum.

First, this is a pulmonary hypertension forum.  Thus, in case you were wondering, the good news is that your symptoms are not consistent with pulmonary hypertension.

Second, I would suggest that you see a pulmonologist (a lung doctor).  I would not take any of those medications that you mentioned without first being examined by a physician.

I hope you feel better soon.

Best,

Dr. Rich
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