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I Used To Have Asthma When I Was A Little Kid It Went Away After Using My Inhaler For A While But Now I Think It Came Back Is That Possible
I used to have asthma when I was a little kid. It went away after using my inhaler for a while. But now I think it came back. Is that possible?
Yes: There is no known cure for asthma but patients can have very long symptom-free intervals and then, suddenly, have an exacerbation. So, it is very possible to have asthma symptoms in childhood followed by a lengthy remission and then have symptoms again. See your physician as there are many meds available to control your symptoms. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I have asthma since i was a kid.but it inactive for 20yrs now.could it be bcoz i never used any meds for asthma back then?i never used an inhaler.
Confusing statement: Your statement gives no clue whether your asthma is active now or not, or what your question is.Much of the wheezing in early childhood will disappear by school age.True asthma varies in its intensity need for any treatment over time and as the patient ages. Treatment is based on stabilizing function, not a "cure".How you treated it then is likely irrelevant. ...Read more
Had asthma when I was younger, now seems to be coming back. Doctor gave me an inhaler but doesn't seem to be working, are there different asthma meds?
Just was diagnosed with small airway disease / asthma. Prescribed an inhaler, which i used frequently, and now prescribed advair. Is that normal?
Yes, very common: Asthma is treated in a step wise fashion. If the rescue inhaler isn't working well to control your symptoms, then an inhaled steroid would be prescribed, then an inhaled steroid/LABA like advair. Once controlled well, you might be able to de-escalate therapy. I would discuss this with your pulmonologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm getting pain under my left breast and pain in my back left shoulder blade. Should I be concerned? I recently been diagnosed with bronchitis asthma and am now using an inhaler. So I was wondering could his be high blood pressure or something else? I h
If you have had: infection recently please get to the healthcare provider to check for continuing infection, or blood clot in the lungs (pulmonary embolism). A diagnostic CT angiogram would be the best examination for this complaint. If these tests are negative, then you could have a rib contusion or hematoma from severe coughing. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Red bumps on back of tongue and small area of white coating around them on taste buds. Been there for 2 weeks and no pain. Use asthma inhaler.
Breathing great, dr told me 2 wean off Alvesco (ciclesonide) inhaler. 3 days off & asthma coming back. I have Hashimotos, TSH .3 now. Some anxiety + GERD too.
Go back on it: Unless you have mostly avoided the allergen triggers or the asthma was triggered by a viral infection, the recurrence of asthma should be expected once off of a controller drug.- think of it as insulin for diabetes. If you want to reduce the drug intake, consider an allergy consult: to identify the triggers and perhaps a course of allergy shots to modify the disease in a long term basis. ...Read more
I used to have asthma in the spring but now i don't have to use my inhalers anymore. Do i still have it?
Likely: True asthma is a lifelong issue that has a great variation from person to person and often variation in symptoms within the same person. You can go through periods (years) with few or no symptoms & then see a return. You & your doc should have a plan on when to followup and when to add meds. You should always keep a rescue inhaler on hand if you want to avoid the ER. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had asthma when I was 5. It went away when I was 7. I had inhalers. Now my doctor thinks I have it again, but I have no allergies. Is this possible?
Hard to breathe a little, had asthma when i was young. Feeling choked, don't have inhaler, what should i do?
When i was 5 my teacher thought i had asthma but i didn't. I'm now 15, i sometimes have a hard time breathing and using an inhaler sounds like heaven.
I am an asthma patient and always using inhaler, now my tounge is white for last few years.
What is cause and how to cure?
Medicine reaction: Bronchodilators and inhaled steroids can cause changes in the normal tissues of the tongue and the types of bacteria present in the mouth--especially in the airflow path of the drugs. Brush/scrape your tongue every time you clean your teeth and rinse your mouth after every use of your inhaler. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recently went to ER having asthma attack.Still feel tightness & pain.Off of steroids now but still using inhaler/4 hrs.How much longer till i feel ok?
See your own doctor.: You should see your own doctor. You should feel better if you finished the steroid course. If you are still needing your inhaler every 4 hours and feeling tightness and pain, you may need a different kind of inhaler or an x-ray, but first you should be re-examined. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have asthma and been perscribed a controller inhaler recently. It is expensive and I would like to cut back on the usage of the inhaler. Can i?
Need doctor...: A controller asthma medicine is frequently used to decrease the amount of lung inflammation, which reliever meds don't do. A controller med must be taken all the time to work, not just when you have symptoms. Even though they may be expensive, if it prevents an acute episode and prevents an er visit, it is actually saving money in the long run. See your doctor before you reduce dose or stop meds. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I just had an asthma attack and took a few minutes to get to my inhaler. Coughing stopped quickly after I used it but now feeling very shaky. Why?
Albuterol: Good that your inhaler brought about quick resolution of your symptoms! There are a few things about an asthma attack that can make you feel shaky afterwards...but most likely is that this is an effect of the medication itself, which is a "cousin" of caffeine, and shares some of the effects. But if shakes do not resolve within hours, or if you have other symptoms (chest pain, etc.), go see a doc. ...Read more
I have a hacking cough for over two years now. I have asthma and am on inhalers, however if I lie horizontally the coughing stops. What 's up?
Pedunculated polyp: A polyp or benign mass growing from a stalk above your vocal cords will hang down when you're standing irritating the true cords & causing cough. When lying down the polyp just hits the back of your throat or swings in the breeze, so to speak. Rare? Quite. Dr. Ostro is right this sounds like an anatomic problem requiring an ENT exam. A spirometry with flow-volume loop is also a good idea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer