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Coughing And Wheezing While Pregnant
Asthma or bronchitis? Symptoms are coughing with no mucus, difficulty breathing, chest tightness, gasping for air. Took albuteral and it works.
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
Bronchitis- how can I stop gagging when I cough? I take shallow breaths to avoid coughing. Taking tessalon perles (benzonatate) but still have coughing fits.
What medicine can be used for coughing and sore throat while being pregnant and also while coughing chest my chest hurts?
Cough with pregnancy: I was always taught that delsym And Tylenol (acetaminophen) are safe to take care of cough and pain respectively. As always check with your obgyn. Either he or she are available or have a nurse or PA assigned to these issues and questions . Good luck and feel better. ...Read more
My cough started off as a wet cough and now it went to a dry cough. Wheezing when i breath. Chest pain. And shortness of breath.
I am experiencing bronchitis and asthma cough and wheezing (worsened by: in the evening, at night) . Shortness of breath. What should I...
Doctor can examine: An asthma patient may need more doses of asthma medication or a second medication, or just fine-tuning of her asthma meds. If the doctor feels there is bronchitis or pneumonia, an antibiotic may be needed. Sometimes a chest x-ray is done to see if there is something unusual going on, but a chest x-ray is usually not needed in simpler cases of asthma. ...Read more
There are many: possibilities for what you describe. You would be best cared for by establishing with a primary health care provider and having a thorough evaluation and then longitudinal followup with the same provider from now on. Make an appointment now. ...Read more
PulmonaryTest/M.D.: With your history of shellfish allergy, one possibility is that you were exposed to something that caused an allergic reaction. Asthma is associated with a dry cough and/or wheezing, the sensation of chest tightness. Not all asthmatics are allergic though. I would recommend monitoring your temperature, obtaining pulmonary testing and checking with your doctor. ...Read more
2m baby clogged nose some clear drainage coughing after taking breath and sneezing and some fast breathing No fever yet. When should I take to doctor?
Call pedi: Its Ok. for a 2 month old baby its OK to call your pedi and speak to a health care provider and ask if you should come in. Its your baby so be a mommie ...Read more
Started out as Shortness off breath (3 weeks) with Night Sweats, then congested and green phlegm and Horse voice(1 week) with dry cough and tight ches?
I have been spitting up brown mucus having trouble breathing chest hurts when cough sweating severe headache?
I have asthma and bronchitis, its very difficult for me to breath when walking, coughing, and blowing my nose.
28 weeks pregnant cough for two weeks coughing up watery fluid difficult to catch my breath and vomiting because of the coughing?
Not directly: But would recommend that you call your doc for treatment for yourself. ...Read more
Breathing feels heavy, feeling breathless, not wheezy. I have asthma, with some relief from ventolin, still taking this more than usual?
Possibilities...: If you have a cough that is present for days to weeks, you may have musculoskeletal chest discomfort. This is the likely etiology if the discomfort is worse when coughing or taking a deep breath. If the chest pain is present all the time and does not get worse when coughing or deep breathing, then go to the nearest er today to r/o cardiac cause. ...Read more
Really bad cough, wheezing am on cough medicine and antibiotics and steriod inhaler. I'm coughing up green stuff could be pneumonia?
Go to your doctor: If you are having respiratory infection and wheezing, both have to be treated appropriately. Pneumonia is a diagnosis by xr, with a clinical presumptive diagnosis. You have to be diagnosed fully and treated fully, so go back to your doctor as you probably need more treatment than you currently have. ...Read more
Should i avoid prednisone for asthma when allergies cause coughing fits, wheezing, mucus wakes me up choking? Asthma not responding well to inhalers.
It burns to breathe.I have been wheezing.I have chest tightness and coughing (sometimes spitting up mucus).On asthma meds will this improve on its own?
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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