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21 year-old man with uncomfortable breathing sensations when inhaling cold air, with some history of sneezing and respiratory allergies.....?

21 year-old man with uncomfortable breathing sensations when inhaling cold air, with some history of sneezing and respiratory allergies.....?

Zen Breathing.: This sounds an awful lot like bronchitis or asthma brought on by breathing cold air, either with or without humidity. I suffered from this when I was about your age and occasionally have some symptoms even now, especially if the conditions are right. You need to control your environment and limit your exposure to triggering elements. Seek the help of a specialist to offer medication to help. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Is having breathing troubles a symptom of allergies?

Is having breathing troubles a symptom of allergies?

Yes: Asthma is an allergic disease in a majority of cases. Allergies can also lead to vocal cord dysfunction, which can cause shortness of breath. ...Read more

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I have trouble breathing, but not asthma or allergies?

I have trouble breathing, but not asthma or allergies?

Many causes: There are many possible causes of shortness of breath, e.g. Lung disease, heart disease, anemia, etc. You should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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I have breathing issue and seassional allergy which impacting my personal health.

I have breathing issue and seassional allergy which impacting my personal health.

Breathing issue?: Do you have trouble breathing or just trouble breathing through your nose? If OTC medications have not helped, you need to consult your doctor or even an allergist to help you control your symptoms especially if you have problem with shortness of breath, wheezing, and/or coughing- which would point to asthma. ...Read more

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Can allergies cause you to have trouble breathing?

Can allergies cause you to have trouble breathing?

Yes: Yes, seasonal/perennial allergies can definitely make breathing worse, especially if you have IgE or allergic induced asthma. Maximizing control of both upper and lower airways will keep you from progressing to a full blown exacerbation. See Allergist for further workup and evaluation to determine if you are suffering from asthma related symptoms. ...Read more

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I am pregnant. I have nose allergy and breathing difgiculty?

I am pregnant. I have nose allergy and breathing difgiculty?

Pregnancy: Hi dear you are in first trimester so lesser or no medicine the better , is it breting difficulty thru nose or thru lungs, if thru nose then just saline nasal wash , nasalchrome nose spray over the counter safe, but if breathing thru lung then must use asthma inhaler like albuterol prescribed by an m.D and see pulmonologist on regular basi. ...Read more

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How could I know if my trouble breathing is asthma or just allergies?

See a doctor: Spirometry can demonstrate obstructive lung disease that is reversable. This will rule in or out asthma for you. ...Read more

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Does smoking affect allergies related to breathing?

Does smoking affect allergies related to breathing?

Don't smoke: Smoke of all kinds is a potent trigger of inflammation in the respiratory tract. It will worsen asthma, allergies and sinus disease. Smoke will make you prone to infections because it paralyzes the cilia or microscopic hairs that help to clear infections from the lungs and sinuses. Smoke may also increase the likelihood of getting allergic to new things in the environment. Don't smoke! ...Read more

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How to treat allergies and breathing related problems?

How to treat allergies and breathing related problems?

Lots of Options: OTC antihistamines like Zyrtec are helpful for perennial allergic rhinitis symptoms, however the gold-standard treatment are daily intranasal steroid sprays like Flonase or Nasonex (mometasone) if your symptoms are more severe. Avoidance of triggers is important. Allergy shots also option. See Allergist to determine what your sensitized to, and if you have allergy induced asthma that requires treatment. ...Read more

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How to be cured from house dust allergy, it suffocates me from breathing?

How to be cured from house dust allergy, it suffocates me from breathing?

Dust avoidance: The treatment of dust allergy includes avoidance of the trigger. Since dust is found very commonly in households, cleaning, vacuuming, using a product such as Febreeze-for allergic patients on upholstry, and covering the pillow and mattress with covers under the bedsheets is also advised. The management includes the use of anti-histamines which can be found over the counter. ...Read more

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