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Cn asthma attack cause vomitting? I also hv severe diarrhea frm 2 mnths. Bt my diarrhea is bettr my doc gav me antidepressant. I cnt keep nythng down.

Cn asthma attack cause vomitting? I also hv severe diarrhea frm 2 mnths. Bt my diarrhea is bettr my doc gav me antidepressant. I cnt keep nythng down.

Yes but: Though asthma may cause vomiting, your history over the past 2 months is more lokely the cause. I turst your physician has discussed thsi issue with you and and chosen a partciular course of action (gi motility problem?). ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Asthma (Definition)

A disease of the lungs caused by chronic inflammation of the airways most often caused by allergies. This inflammation results in airway swelling and hyperactivity leading to difficulty breathing, shortness of ...Read more


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My asthma "attacks" seem to involve vomiting w/ breathing issues. Is this common for an asthmatic? What do most doctors consider as an "attack"?

My asthma "attacks" seem to involve vomiting w/ breathing issues. Is this common for an asthmatic? What do most doctors consider as an "attack"?

Vomiting is not: Common for an asthmatic but it can happen from stress which was put on gi tract during an astnma attack. An astma attack usually means difficulty to breath associated with wheezing due to reversible spasms and inflammation of the bronchial tree. ...Read more

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Small asthma attack and full body redness smooth bumps. Itchy itchy everywhere!!! No fever, no vomiting. Some coughyness. This is 5th time, I got.

Small asthma attack and full body redness smooth bumps. Itchy itchy everywhere!!! No fever, no vomiting. Some coughyness. This is 5th time, I got.

Please see ur doctor: This could be kind of urticaria, affecting your mucos membranes as well causing the asthma and vomiting, since it is frequently recurring it needs medical evaluation, please see your / a doctor asap, good luck ...Read more

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What to do to ease asthma attack?

What to do to ease asthma attack?

See below: Use your asthma meds like albuterol for the rescue and then steroids for the reduction of the inflammation. If not helping, see doc asap. ...Read more

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How to be safe from asthma attack?

How to be safe from asthma attack?

Maintenance med: Take flovent, advair, or some other asthma maintenance medicine as your first treatment. Asthma attacks occur when your maintenance treatment is overwhelmed and needs the assistance of an immediate-acting med such as albuterol. Avoid allergy and other asthma triggers, like smoke or fumes; and hopefully, then you will be able to avoid asthma attacks. ...Read more

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What to do incase of an asthma attack?

What to do incase of an asthma attack?

Rescue inhaler: Take your rescue inhaler (albuterol, proair, ventolin, xopenex) 2-6 puffs if you're having an attack. You can give it up to three times, 20 minutes apart, but if your symptoms do not improve, you should immediately go see a doctor for further evaluation. If your attacks are frequent, schedule a visit to your physician who can recommend maintenance medications to alleviate your symptoms. ...Read more

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What do I do if I have an asthma attack?

What do I do if I have an asthma attack?

Follow your plan: Hopefully, you have a written plan for those situations. You use your rescue medications (inhalers) and may also possibly need steroids for a few days. If your bronchodilators do not provide relief, you may need to call your doctor or 911. ...Read more

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Is there a trigger for an asthma attack?

Is there a trigger for an asthma attack?

Triggers...: There can be triggers for asthma exacerbation including allergic triggers, infectious triggers, environmental triggers, etc. Sometimes, an allergist can verify asthma triggers in an individual patient. Some triggers can be avoided once identified. See your doctor to identify your triggers! ...Read more

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How to know it is my first asthma attack?

How to know it is my first asthma attack?

Hard to tell: A good history and spirometry test will give your physician am excellent way to diagnosis asthma. If your first attack is bothering you, get your physiican to test you. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an asthma  attack?

What are the symptoms of an asthma  attack?

Varied: Typically there is the sensation of shortness of breath, fast breathing, wheezing and cough. You can have all or some of these symptoms. Children are more likely to display retractions which is the pulling in of chest and/or neck muscles with breathing. ...Read more

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What exactly happens during an asthma attack?

Attack...: During an asthma exacerbation, the inflammatory cascade in the airway is triggered leading to bronchospasm and airway inflammation. The airways become swollen and fill with inflammatory by-products like white blood cells, mucous, etc. Treatment is aimed at relieving the bronchospasm and inflammation. ...Read more

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What can happen if you have an asthma attack?

Mild to death: If the asthma attack is mild, you may get over it on your own. If it is severe, you may die from it. It is always a good idea to check with your family doctor who will be able to get a more accurate history and likely obtain a lung function test on you to assess the severity of your disease this in turn will determine the type of treatment required. ...Read more

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How to tell if you're having an asthma attack?

How to tell if you're having an asthma attack?

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. He/she can test for asthma. ...Read more

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What to do if someones having an asthma attack?

What to do if someones having an asthma attack?

See below: You should immediately use your short acting (rescue) inhaler and head to the emergency room. ...Read more

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How to know if you are having an asthma attack?

Wheezing?: Wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and chronic cough (especially with exercise) in various combinations. However other diseases may mimic asthma and you should see your doctor soon. ...Read more

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I had an asthma attack, what would you recommend?

I had an asthma attack, what would you recommend?

See your physician: Getting tested and giving a good history is vital to your treatment. Get started as soon as you can. Why suffer these attacks?
Good luck. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a sort of asthma attack?

What should I do if I have a sort of asthma attack?

Asthma Treatment: During an asthma attack, a person should stay calm and remove themselves from the asthma trigger (smoke, etc). The use of a quick-relief medication like albuterol inhaler is the most effective treatment as it begins working in 3-5 minutes. An asthma specialist such as an allergist or pulmonologist can develop a written asthma action plan just for you. ...Read more

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What should I do if someone is having an asthma attack?

See doctor: If this someone does not have a rescue inhaler, you need to get this person to see a doctor or head to urgent care if the degree of shortness of breath is severe or getting worse. On the way t the doctor, a cup or two of coffee may provide marginal relief. ...Read more

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How to know if I'm having an asthma attack but I'm not sure?

Get tested: An attack of shortness of breath can be almost anything. Givcing your physician a good history and a spirometry test can eliminate other conditions.
Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the after effects of asthma attack?

What are the after effects of asthma attack?

Not too much: Unlike copd, after an asthma attack, your lungs go back to the way they were before the attack. People who have chronic attacks and do not use a "controller" do run the risk of declining lung function due to chronic inflammation that is not alleviated. ...Read more

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What happens if you feel like you're having an asthma attack but you don't have and inhaler?

What happens if you feel like you're having an asthma attack but you don't have and inhaler?

Airway constriction: This airway constriction could then result in collapse and even death. Don't let your inhalers expire and keep them within easy reach. ...Read more

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After asthma attack, how long does the wheezing continue?

After asthma attack, how long does the wheezing continue?

May persist for days: Wheezing is a common symptom of asthma and it will continue as long as there is narrowing of the small airways in the lungs. If the asthma is being treated appropriately and attacks treated aggressively, the wheezing should respond to medications in 1-2 days. For some, the wheezing can continue for days or even weeks depending on the trigger and response to treatment. ...Read more

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Could I die if I have an asthma attack and I fall asleep?

Could I die if I have an asthma attack and I fall asleep?

Yes/No: Most people will not sleep during a severe asthma attack.
Yes asthma can be fatal if a severe attack. One may fall asleep if the carbon dioxide goes up and you fatigue your muscles. Rare but can happen. Maintain good asthma control. ...Read more

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What happens to your respiratory rate during an asthma attack?

What happens to your respiratory rate during an asthma attack?

Increases: Early in an asthma attack, the respiratory rate typically increases. However, if the asthma is not treated effectively and the person begins to develop respiratory failure, breathing may become very shallow and even stop. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel extremely lightheaded during an asthma attack?

Yes some may: Some people with asthma depending on the severity of the asthma attack may feel lightheaded, and sometimes it may be due to therapy. ...Read more

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