A 21-year-old female asked:
Hard cough (slight), chest & back pain, sometimes sob, nasal congestion ear pain. could my asthma medication limit my cough & cover lung infection?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dr. James Fergusonanswered
Pediatrics 48 years experience
You need to be seen: Asthma medications are not designed to help any infection, just the mechanical events that are part of asthma. From your symptoms it sounds like you may have a bacterial ear infection &or pneumonia. If you don't get checked out this can get very bad.
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