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British Thoracic Society Asthma Guidelines
What's your opinion of this theory for my tos?
Poorly controlled asthma>chest breathing>shortened scalenes>thoracic outlet syndrome
Unlike.y: But muscle anomalies, abnormal usage can cause constriction and symptoms. ...Read more
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
Trouble breathing for the last year. (Not asthma). Dr sent me to a GYN because she suspected Thoracic Endometriosis. GYN not concerned. Please help.
27/male - shortness of breath 6 months, upper back pain, intercoastal muscle knots, thoracic kyphosis, constant anxiety, allergies, asthma? Whatisit?
It depends...: A concave chest, also known as a pectus deformity, can cause diminished lung function if severe. Usually however, a pectus deformity does not contribute to an asthma attack. It would be helpful to have lung function evaluated before and during an episode to know what the difference is and whether further evaluation by a chest wall surgeon should be pursued. ...Read more
It may be: Inflammation form asthma nay cause a reactive airway disease manifestation of mucus/phlegm build up. Allergies, smoking, and possible infectious processes can also predispose one to phlegm production. If troublesome, seek medical attention for treatment options. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible asthma: Asthma is usually diagnosed byh a combination of symptoms and a breathing test performed in yna doctor's office called spirometry..Patients with asthma often have a wheeze and difficulty breathing, Sometimes this can be associated with exercise and is called EIB ( Exercise Induced Bronchospasm), Cough can be one of the symptoms as well or may be the only symptom although there many other causes ...Read more
Do doctors listen to a teen with asthmas chest longer than they listen to a teen without asthmas chest?
Auscultation: Dear hummus. If you are actually only 13, please remember that this site requires you to be at least 16 years old to ask questions yourself. Your parent can ask for you. How much goes into auscultating the lungs can depend on what the findings are. A physician would want to be especially thorough if there is a pulmonary complaint. One would try to listen to at least one respiratory cycle in. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer