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Can Being Sick Make Your Asthma Act Up
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
Yes!: Cold is triggering your asthma attack . Although there are a lot of other triggers .You will need to see your doctor for prescription medications to control your asthma before they get out of hand . It is preventable and reversible. Compliance and maintenance are key to success in treating asthma! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son has red flushed cheeks.He just got over being sick with bronchitis and he has asthma.Should i be concerned seemed?
I was recently put on prednisone 20mg for a short time from being sick. Is there a generic drug that does the same, noticed helped my asthma much.
Generic Medication: Prednisone has a generic. However, you did not present your history. How long have you taken Prednisone and for condition. You did not say whether your doctor gave you a tapering dose.Prednisone has to be tapered to a lower dose and then discontinued. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 11 year old has flu symptoms but she also has asthma is it ok for her to take tamiflu? Today is her 2nd day being sick
Why does my heart race when I am lying down on my side? Why does my asthma act up when i'm lying down which makes me cough for a long period.
Go see your doctor: Tell him/her what you've noted above. Neither heart rate nor asthma should be positional. In other words, neither should respond to or be affected by your position. So best to get complete evaluation. You didn't mention taking any medications so best to confirm your asthma diagnosis including severity so that you can receive appropriate standard of care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ibuprofen gives me an allergic reaction sending me to emergency, acetaminophen makes my asthma act up...What can I safely take for pain relief?
See an allergist: There are different types of allergic reactions to pain medications such as ibuprofen. One type of reaction causes an asthma attack and severe congestion. Another type triggers hives, especially if you have a history of chronic hives. Finally, you might have a specific allergy only to ibuprofen. An allergist can help you sort through the different types of reactions to see what options you have. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My asthma has not act up in 2 years and I kinda feel weird to ask my Dr to show me how to use a inhaler the right way I for get a lot what should I do?
Ask away!: You should never feel weird or embarrassed to ask your doctor a question or to show you how to use your inhaler (even if shown in the past). Sometimes, we all need a "refresher" on the proper use of medical equipment. Inhalers must be used correctly in order to maximize the amount of medication delivered to the lower segments of the lungs. ...Read more
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