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Symptoms ; joint pain & chronic cough.ANA TITER 1:640, C3= 89, RNP +, ASMA =42, Thyroid peroxidase AB= 663, liver enzymes elevated. Help?

Symptoms ; joint pain & chronic cough.ANA TITER 1:640, C3= 89, RNP +,  ASMA =42, Thyroid peroxidase AB= 663, liver enzymes elevated.  Help?

Autoimmune disorder: With this profile, you clearly have an autoimmune disorder. The manifestations can be very targeted or diffuse. Autoimmune diseases include lupus, Goodpasture's syndrome, psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, juvenile arthritis, Sjogren's syndrome, autoimmune hepatitis and primary biliary cirrhosis. See your doctor ASAP, this can be treated before organ damage is irreversible. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it common to develop asma at 42 years old?

Is it common to develop asma at 42 years old?

Yes, with co-factors: The symptoms of asthma can develop after some factor causes bronchial tube inflammation. For example a severe lung infection, an allergic wheezy reaction, an exposure where you breathe in harsh chemicals or even the early signs of COPD after years of smoking. These can trigger lung damage through inflammation which will make you more likely to wheeze. Most treatments help control the wheezing. ...Read more

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How can I have bronchospasnm but be told i don't have asma?

How can I have bronchospasnm but be told i don't have asma?

Bronchospasm: can be temporary, just a smooth muscle contracting in reaction to some trigger like acute inflammation, asthma is different, bronchospasm is part of the syndrome, chronic inflammation is the hallmark of the disease not just bronchospasm, hope I did explain ...Read more

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Can you tell me how could I have bronchospasnm but be told i don't have asma?

Can you tell me how could I have bronchospasnm but be told i don't have asma?

If happens only once: Anyone can get bronchospasm if breathing noxious air, extremes of temperature or even certain viruses, yet never have another episode. Typically a one-time event is not treated as "asthma". However, if it continues to recur, or daily medication is recommended, chances are you do indeed have asthma. ...Read more

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What to do if I have asma and in the past three years I have gotten a few xrays.?

What to do if I have asma and in the past three years I have gotten a few xrays.?

See allergist: Chest x-ray is usually not indicated for asthma diagnosis or treatment. Excessive exposure to radiation may be harmful to you and in your case likely unnecessary. I urge you to consult an allergist in your area. ...Read more

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Can i ask if there's a anti imflamatory tablet. That don't affect asma ?

Can i ask if there's a anti imflamatory tablet. That don't affect asma ?

Yes: All anti inflammatory meds don't affect asthma. All asthma patients are not affected by anti inflammatory medications. Aspirin is usuall culprit. Celebrex (celecoxib). Can be tried. ...Read more

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My kid wich 5 month have an asma and he get hard coughing sometime its hard cough and its continue 5 to 10 minutes to get cough again help pls?

My kid wich 5 month have an asma and he get hard coughing sometime its hard cough and its continue 5 to 10 minutes to get cough again help pls?

Go to doctor : he needs his asthma controller therapy increased. Or started if he's on no asthma medications. This is a sign of poor asthma control. ...Read more

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Hello, I am 23 and I have asma since i was born. I already did all tradicional treatements but it doesn't work. What are the alternatives treatement?

Hello, I am 23 and I have asma since i was born. I already did all tradicional treatements but it doesn't work. What are the alternatives treatement?

Many alternatives: There are many good alternative treatments for asthma. I advise seeing a classical homeopath. Diet changes can help- see http://www.Drweil.Com/drw/u/art00306/asthma.Html herbs like boswellia ; reishi mushrooms can help, as can buteyko breathing: see http://thorax.Bmj.Com/content/55/11/925.Long ; http://www.Buteykobreathing.Org/ also see http://www.Townsendletter.Com/april2012/sublingual0412.Html. ...Read more

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Cough n cold remedy got border line asma?

Cough n cold remedy got border line asma?

What is the question: But if you do have asthma, you really need to see a doctor about this problem. Cough and cold remedies are not suitable for asthma treatment. ...Read more