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List Of Asthma Complications
? mislabeled ?: About 70% of what acts like asthma in infants and toddlers is gone by age 3-5 and I can only remember 1 case of true asthma I labeled at that age in 3+ decades.Most are asthma-like infection triggered conditions,and many pulmonologists won't use the label in kids until>1yr and wheeze without infection.All need to be monitored and treated, I've never had an asthma death,ever, but cam close in one. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Controversial: Salmeterol like albuterol carry black box warnings about increased risk of death in asthma. Most lung doctors feel that using these alone may convince patients that their controller medicines (inhaled steroids) aren't needed and this is the real cause of trouble so we don't use long acting bronchodilators outside of fixed combination therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My six year old was diagnosed with croup this morning. Are there any added complications I should watch for being as he also has asthma?
See doctor: This may be from uncontrolled asthma and i note that none of the drugs you are taking is considered an asthma controlled drug. I am always concerned when a patient complains of chest pain especially when unilateral. I urge you to contact your doctor now and a chest x-ray may well be in order to rule out pneumonia. ...Read more
Of asthma, pneumonia, and appendectomy patients, are appendectomy patients likely to have the least number of other complications?
Is being on symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) for asthma for 7 years but on off has bad effects and how can I stop using it without complications?I seldom get any attacks now
Bad effects?: If you mean sore throats or throat infections, this is caused by the Budesonide in the symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) (a cortisone). This is common with inhaled cortisones. If you mean jittreriness, getting "hyper" or similar things, this is the formoterol (long acting beta agonists). Talk it over with your physician. Maybe you can be controlled with only the cortisone type spray alone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
About asthma advair diskus (salmeterol and fluticasone) medicine? Can you take it all year long without complications?
Yes: Advair has a long-acting beta-agonist and a steroid inhaler in one. It can be used for long-term asthma control. After each use, rinse your mouth and spit it out to avoid thrush, a fungal infection of the mouth and a common side-effect. You should also have a short -acting beta-agonist inhaler for breakthrough symptoms as advair should not be used for acute symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was just prescribed nitrofurantoin-macro 100mg 2x's a day for 5 days for a uti. I also have asthma. Are there any known complications with asthma?
I am on 3 inhalers for asthma a complication of sinus infection. Also on antibiotics. Albuteral advisor 250 mg and spiriva any natural things relieve?
I been having complications with asthma and light headed. My blood pressure was 98/44 is that to low. I'm 35 yrs old. Father died hypertension last yr?
Patient with a rare autoimmune disease (relapsing polychondritis) with new onset worsening cramping of muscles over body worsening over time.....?
RPC: As a rheumatologist, I have quite a few patients with relapsing polychondritis (RPC). Patient is do respond to therapy but do require routine evaluations every 3-4 months. There are multiple drugs that may be used but this depends on clinical findings as well as laboratory and imaging findings. I recommend that you be seen by a rheumatologist. ...Read moreSee 9 more doctor answers
Can my asthma make my diastolic numbers go up my numbers are usually in the 70's and these past few days its been in the 80's?
Chronic disease: It is chronic inflammatory disease of the airways with symptoms such as wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath. This is related narrowed airways from inflammatory changes of the airway walls and spasm of the muscle in the airways(bronchospasm). ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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