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What do you do to prevent pollens going inside your lungs to prevent allergy/asthma symptoms?

What do you do to prevent pollens going inside your lungs to prevent allergy/asthma symptoms?

Hard: You can wear a high efficiency mask, which is hard to do. Some people try to stay indoors in controlled environment. If there is one particular kind of pollen, you might be able to avoid it. ...Read more

Lung (Definition)

Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more


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How long does advair disqus 250/50 take to completely relieve lung air trapping symptoms due to allergy??

How long does advair disqus 250/50 take to completely relieve lung air trapping symptoms due to allergy??

Variable Times: Improvement in asthma control following administration of Advair diskus (salmeterol and fluticasone) can occur within 30 minutes, although maximum benefit may not be achieved for 1 week or longer after starting treatment. Of course each individual will experience a variable time to onset and degree of symptom relief. If your asthma is more severe this medication alone might not provide adequate relief. Talk to your doctor ...Read more

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Sob always.Wheezing w/forced exhale. Productive cough sinusitis issues.Allergies.Had lung test months ago. Symptoms haven't left. 25 8 pack year hist.

Sob always.Wheezing w/forced exhale. Productive cough sinusitis issues.Allergies.Had lung test months ago. Symptoms haven't left. 25 8 pack year hist.

Quit smoking: Your symptoms are all coming from your smoking habit. So it's important to work with your pcp to find other alternatives to stop smoking, and keep your lungs clear. The irritation from the tobacco, and the particles landing on the tissues of the lungs is irritating it, causing the cilia lining the bronchioles to want to remove it. Plus there's a carcinogenic potential with the byproducts, tar landing on it. ...Read more

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Is late night coughing a lung or allergy problem?

Is late night coughing a lung or allergy problem?

Cough: May be one or both. Reactive lung airways due to allergy and sometimes acid reflux at night. Ask your doctor. ...Read more

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Would it be feasible for your lungs to itch when you have seasonal allergies?

Would it be feasible for your lungs to itch when you have seasonal allergies?

Sometimes: Seasonal allergies can trigger asthma symptoms. Sometimes people experience itching of the neck or upper chest before an exacerbation of asthma symptoms. ...Read more

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Are asthma specialists lung specialists or allergy specialists?

Asthma Specialist: Asthma specialist usually are allergist as well. Asthma is mostly allergy induced. Asthma specialist can do allergy test as well. ...Read more

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Can allergies cause lung congestion as well ?

Can allergies cause lung congestion as well ?

They call it asthma: Lung congestion triggered by allergies is called asthma. Allergies is one of the 5 major triggers of asthma. The other four are: respiratory infection (especially viral infection, cold air, exercise, and pollution. There are 2 kinds of pollution - outdoor and indoor. Since we spend most of our time indoors that's the more significant. Cigarette smoke is the major indoor air pollutant. ...Read more

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I wonder if my burning sensation of one of my lungs could be allergy related?

I wonder if my burning sensation of one of my lungs could be allergy related?

Lung symptoms: When allergies trigger lung symptoms it typically manifests as cough, wheezing, chest tightness or shortness of breath (asthma). There are other possibilities for a sensation of burning in the chest including acid reflux, infection and even heart issues. A thorough examination and some straightforward tests by a lung specialist will differentiate these and help you find relief. ...Read more

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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more