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Usually late teens: Or until they become comfortable and established with an "adult" doc. I see kids when they go off to college as it is a period of transition and i want to make sure they are controlled and they have someone that is familiar with them as they go off to school and transition. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Asthma is 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 breath, dry cough, etc. MIT is a diagnosis made by combining clinical ...Read more
Had bronchoscopy, doc suspects not asthma, but bronchi inflamed.Seretide works well, bdt supports with min level sign of asthma, bronchoscopy can tell?
No: I usually don't like to disagree here with another doctor, but then again he did not say you don't have asthma. He said there are no signs of asthma which is the noticeable twitchiness of airways but can also be in chronic bronchitis. Asthma is diagnosed by a specific pft before and after treatment with bronchodilator. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it normal to feel a little dizzy day after acupuncture? Also, can it help with asthma and to support thyroid?
Acupuncture: Major energy movement treatments can be especially helpful with asthma. I would use it as an adjunct to your current treatment. Acupuncture is reported to assist with thyroid issues - but I can not address this from personal experience. Insure that you have eaten before your acupuncture treatment and that you are well hydrated. Go slowly from lying to sitting to standing. Sit for a while if dizzy. ...Read more
I went camping and we did alot of group buildung games. The running had my chest burning and gave me a horrible cough. No hx of asthma. Am i out shape?
Hard to say: The specifics of your case is known best by the treating physicians. I would expect no less than a 10 day course of treatment, but more than that would require a better knowledge of the specifics of the case.Keeping up to date with the treating doc can answer your question. ...Read more
What is the difference between acute renal failure and end-stage renal failure?what is asthma ?Can you tell me if someone is put on life support do they induce a coma or can that person b awake just.
A lot of information: acute renal failure when the kidney get insulted right now, and it has the potential to turn around,and becomes normal again. end stage renal disease is when the kidney are no longer working,to the point it required dialysis,and there is no hope of turning around,beside dialysis,patient might need a kidney transplant. not everybody on life support required induced coma,unless the problem in brain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is mucus a problem with VCD? Would an asthma inhaler irritate VCD? Learning from an internet support forum. Doc says I may have VCD along with asthma.
Maybe: Vocal Cord Dysfunction can easily be confused with asthma and can be tricky to diagnose. Both can coexist. Mucous production is not a direct result of VCD but could perhaps be secondary to the irritant that triggered it. Asthma inhalers are not typically triggers of VCD in practice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not uncommon.: Sometimes a viral infection can trigger this...or it is possible to develop seasonal or other allergies, even if they weren't there when younger. There are other lung conditions that can mimic asthma, so just be sure you've discussed this with your doctor or a pulmonologist or allergist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Also infection: While 80% of asthma patients have allergies, there are patients whose asthma starts after they had a respiratory infection. Those infections can be due to viruses such as influenza (the real flu) or certain bacteria such as mycoplasma or chlamydia. Such patients are usually older and have no history of allergy. Still, patients who already have asthma and get infected, their asthma will get worse. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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