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Asthma Symptoms More Than 2 Months
Female, age 70, has the third severe bronchitis like symptom in a year, each lasting more than 3 weeks. Albuterol inhaler causes more cough. Cause?
5 y/o being treated for croup, cough is getting worse- but more bronchitis than croup. Is this to be expected? Croup 3X this year.
Mgt/ workup: Croup may recur and is caused by a number of viruses. I would suggest seeing your pediatric lung specialist.In addition, airway structural changes, foreign body aspiration and persistent inflammation of the airway may be related to the symptoms. A virtual appointment is also available. Making a recording of the sound and noting when it is worse, will help in the diagnosis. ...Read more
I'm a lately bipolar diagnosed, have much more lasting deppressive-like episodes than hypomanic. Meds is making me feel worse than without, advice?
Persistent cold and fever for 3yr old female child. Cold more than 2 months and fever more than 15 days with ear ache?
I have chronic productive cough & mild fever for more than 6 months more at night. No hemoptysis or chest pain cxr http://bit.Ly/1absnn1 is it cancer?
Cancer unlikely: Other conditions have to be considered such as infections that can reactivate as immunity goes down such as tb. I don't how to see the cxr to evaluate it. Go to pmd to get all the work up and referral to a lung specialist if necessary thereafter. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wheezing. Short of breath 3 weeks. Better with meds for 2 days then wheezing again. Using neb every 4 hrs. Could it be something other than asthma?
Choice is up to you: Abnormal periods need evaluation; sonogram, lab tests. Non-surgical options include: birth control pills. Lysteda (non-hormonal rx taken during period), Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud. Minimally invasive options: endometrial ablation (in-office), hysteroscopy polyp removal or fibroid resection; and only if these treatments fail then consider hysterectomy - vaginal or laparoscopic if possible. ...Read more
4 half baby persistent cough since first immunisation occasionally wheezing but getting more persistent cough like mucus filled 2 courses antibiotics?
Cough & wheezing: Cough and wheezing in babies are usually caused by respiratory viruses that don't need antibiotics. A nebulizer treatment can be tried. Some bad viruses like RSV cause cough that persist for a while during recovery. Maybe you need a second opinion on how to treat your baby's condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
NOT LIKELY BUT: Acute laryngitis is usually caused by viruses and gets better with or without treatment in 5 to 10 days, it can be associated with cough you are having difficulty in breathing, it can be bronchitis, but you should have cough but you did not mention, it can be viral or bacterial pnuomonia, it is a possobility you should check with your doctor, as we dont have enough information to tell you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If Bipolar 1 causes manic episodes where a person is more delusional than bipolar 2's hypomanic episodes than why is bipolar 2 considered to be worse?
Yes: Bacterial meningitis would be fatal before being present 20 days and viral meningitis doesn't generally last that long. There are many causes of chronic meningitis that can cause prolonged symptoms such as fungal meningitis due to cryptococcus or coccidiodomycosis, TB meningitis, sarcoidosis, cancer etc. ...Read more
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4 months old w/symptoms similar of those of a cold or bronchiolitis. Air travel scheduled 2 months ago. Neb treatment for cough spasms. Travel ok?
Ask your infant's: doctor. They can answer this more appropriately based on their exam of him/her and the specific treatment. It also depends on how long the flight is. You may not be able to give him a neb treatment on the plane. Please give a call to the pediatrician before you go. ...Read more
2 y/o has flu and reactive airway disease. Currently taking Tamaflu/prednisone/albuterol treatments. Cough is worse after treatments-barking. Normal??
If diplopia lasts 10-14 days with 3-4 yrs between attacks is stroke/ms more likely than mg.Slight dv daily ? Muscle now weak from earlier problems.
49 yof, extreme lethgary, freq, lung infections, now periods lasting more than 2 wks. What could be the cause?
The list: Of possibilities is long but specific answers may only come from a detailed consultation with your internist and/or pulmonologist. Infection, immunocompromise, restrictive/obstructive lung disease, allergic response, asthmatic bronchitis, collapsed lung tissue. A detailed history, lab parameters and radiographic tests may be necessary. ...Read more
What if my inlaw has increased TSH LEVEL MORE THAN 30, and anti TPO antibody more than 1000, with age 30 and averagebuilt lady, without any complaints?
Ask doctor: If they have no complaints, I would repeat the tests to make sure that the lab did not make an error or get the samples mixed up with another person's. If tests were accurate, ask your doctor to look for signs of hypothyroidism(Hashimoto's) such as enlarged thyroid, fatigue, constipation , cold intolerance etc. On the other hand, this may turn out to be an unique case which defies common wisdom . ...Read more
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