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A 30-year-old female asked:

Good evening i'm a asthmatic and my pump nor the nebs machine is not working what is my next option, my chest is paining n can't bearth properly, please help?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Get tx now.: If you have chest pain and difficulty breathing & your nebulizer doesn't work - you need to be evaluated at an emergency room. If symptoms are worse than normal- have you had any COVID 19 contacts.
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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Asthma: Your asthma is not controlled and prolonged asthmatic symptoms are serious as dangerous impairment of ventilation leads to eventual fatigue and buildup of carbon dioxide. I recommend going to the hospital emergency room &obtain prompt care and getting your asthma under control. Your home medicines, new meds & nebulizers will be reviewed for proper dosing and techniques before you're sent home
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Last updated Jan 11, 2021


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