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Do You Know Of Any Ways Of Getting Rid Of Wheezing Without An Asthma Inhaler
Yes: The mainstay of asthma treatment, and the main reason to get an allergist involved, is to identify the allergens that trigger your wheezing and let your allergist educate you about how to reduce your exposure to these allergens. The primary role of asthma inhalers is to reduce the lung inflammation that you can't control through allergen avoidance alone. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
My 21 month old been coughing since 10 days now . Doc said he is wheezing and gave asthma inhaler and asked to put him in liquid diet for three days ?
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Does anything bad happen if someone uses an asthma inhaler for a cold, but didn't have asthma symptoms then?
Were you coughing?: A rescue inhaler, no. If taken appropriately and it gave you relief within 5-10 minutes, this means you probably had some bronchitis.If it didn't have any effect and you stopped taking it, it didn't damage your lungs or heart. Now, don't keep taking other peoples medication. Especially, not maintenance inhalers. See your doctor and to determine if you need some prescribed for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've never had asthma before but i'm in belieze and i've been experiencing a lot of wheezing. Should i try and get an inhaler? If so, what kind?
Wheezing: Beside asthma, bronchitis and other lung or heart diseases can cause wheezing. I would suggest you see a local physician for better diagnosis. In the mean time before you can see a physician, an albuterol inhaler might temporarily relieve wheezing. However you still would need to be seen by a physician so no severe pathologies are missed. Have a safe trip. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Inhaler: Never. Since inhalers are rx only, you need a rx. ...Read more
I get breathless with wheezing early in the norning only when i have wet cough and it goes away when i use my inhaler. Asthma?
Got a tickly dry feeling in my lungs, sort of like my lungs are thirsty. Used my asthma inhaler (I get mild asthma sometimes) but it's come back again?
Asthma: The asthma rescue inhaler should last a few hours. If you need it more than just 2-3 times per week then we need to step up treatment and add a controller medicine typically, a steroid inhaler which is safe. Continue this until your doctor says to stop. Most likely, this is just temporary. ...Read more
Can lungs get dependent on daily asthma inhaler? Could I have outgrown my asthma even though i wake up feeling short of breath until i take symbicort?
Asthma remissions: Appropriate asthma therapy does not make you dependent on it, rather appropriate therapy allows for minimization of symptoms. Although in children and teens asthma may seem to go into remission, if you still need your combination asthma medication, symbicort it is unlikely yours has. ...Read more
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