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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Hu
Dr. Jerry Hu answered
22 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
Check with MD: You need to talk to your md about your mallampati, airway, potential soft tissue in pharyngeal wall, and discuss sleep hygiene, cpap, and/or mrd treat ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Asthma: Are you describing something other than asthma? Alternatives to inhaled corticosteroids and beta-agonists? Some include inhaled anticholinergics, leu ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
35 years experience in Internal Medicine
Spirometry: This can be tested by the use of a spirometer, which may be in your doctor's office or at the local hospital, possibly with a methacholine challenge.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Check with your doc: This could be a lot of stuff. Or possibly a falsely abnormal result. Check with your lung doc. It may indicate early lung disease. Better be safe.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience in Facial Plastic Surgery
Not sure: May be referring to reactive airway disease which is an asthma like disorder where allergies or exertion can stimulate wheezing. Ask your doctor for m ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
35 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Medical treatment can slow the progression of the disease and improve symptoms, but if you are a smoker and have copd, stop smoking now, it's the best ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Using this site: You get the most from this site when you provide detailed information about a health issue followed by a clear related question. Room for a response i ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Cough, wheeze: The 2 most common symptoms are cough and wheezes. These mean he/she may have reactive airways disease (asthma).
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Not necessarily: Reactive airways are a type of asthma that occur in reaction to viruses, respiratory infections, etc. As long as you recognize the symptoms early and ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Reactive airway: Reactive airway disease merely means that the bronchioles are responding to an outside allergen resulting in constriction of the smooth muscles. Typic ... Read More
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