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Can I Still Lead A Normal Life If I Have Asthma
Yes...: There are effective asthma treatments and most patients are symptom-free between exacerbations and there are often long periods of time between exacerbations. There are many athletes, even professional and olympic-level, who have asthma. So you can live a normal life with asthma! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
It has been 5 days since my asthma attack and It's still hard to get a satisfying breath. Is that normal?
My 4 year old son always had a cough. His pedia say, he has asthma. For more than a year now, every month he takes medicine. Is this still normal?
Yea: Persistent cough particularly night time coughing which may also include wheezing is often one of the most common symptoms of asthma. If he is coughing that much, it doesn't sound like his asthma is well controlled. He should probably be on a preventative medicine that he takes daily rather than just a rescue medicine (albuterol). ...Read more
How likely is it, that i still have asthma, when my peakflow are normal? Is it possible to have significant inflammation in lungs with normal peakflow
More severe attack?: Without knowing more about your history - if you are need still experiencing chest tightness after using your inhaler appropriately its time for you to see a doc. You may need adjunctive medicines to help relieve this bronchospasm. Don't delay. Go to doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3yr old. Hx Asthma. Woke up breathing hard. RSP 42. Spo2 87%. PEF normal. Gave inhaler. Can SpO2 be low and PEF be normal? & still have asthma attack?
Asthma: You need to take your child to ER ASAP, he also needs a treatment plan including maintenance treatment, you can see your pediatrician or a pulmonologist. Good luck. ...Read more
How accurate is a pulmonary function test thats testing for Asthma? Mine came back normal. Could I still possibly have asthma?
Short answer is: Yes: You may have a mild form with little exacerbation but a reactive airway disease is present. If there are no exacerbations, no treatment is necessary, ...Read more
My daughters sugar levelswere 8.1 and she went for a fasting glucose test the following day but I was told it will be following day results in but 2nd day still waiting is this normal or is something wrong. She is a bedwetter and overweight with asthma.?
Mmol/L?: A blood sugar of 8.1 mmol/l is elevated for anyone. However, if your child also has asthma, checking a blood sugar while on oral steroids could acutely raise blood sugar. A hba1c would be much more accurate for assessing chronic blood sugar control. Chronic bed wetting not sign of diabetes. If she is overweight consider obstructive sleep apnea which causes this & it makes asthma worse esp w/reflux. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had a severe bladder infection, took my last antibiotics last week today and I pee a lot still. Normal or not? Also I have asthma and allergies.
Urine culture: If you are still having symptoms after treatment you may need a urine culture. A urine culture can determine if the antibiotic you took treated the bacteria that caused your infection. Neither asthma nor allergies will affect this. See your doctor if your symptoms persist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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