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Thibodaux, LA
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?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 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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Last updated Sep 19, 2018

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