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Seasonal Allergies And Shortness Of Breath
I get really bad allergies in the summer. The reaction I have sounds like asthma. Could I have seasonal asthma? I usually take medication for allergies in the summer, but i tend to still have symptoms. I get shortness of breath, coughing, wheezing and tig
Essentially allergies occur when your immune system goes crazy and decides to has to fight against things it should be ignoring. The immune system of people without allergies simply ignores the pollen in the air or the dander on their cat while an allergic person's immune system creates cells to fight against the pollen or dander. The allergic reaction causes the ...Read more
I have astma and I'm shortness of breath and I have hay fever I've had a chest X-ray it come back all clear what can I have to help me?
See allergist: Chest x-ray cannot diagnose asthma although the presence of air trapping may be suggestive. If your family doctor can't help you, you will need to see an allergist. That you have hay fever points to allergy as the likely mechanism for your asthma as well. Rx options include avoidance, medications, and/or allergy shots. ...Read more
I have had shortness of breath for a week now and very thin water mucus that just drips from my nose unexpectedly. I am not sure if the two are related. I do have hay fever and sinus but do not usually have a tight chest like this. My mother and grandmoth
Reactive airways: Disease, given that you have hay fever as you mentioned, you need to see your doctor soon to prescribe a bronchodilator for your tight chest and deal with the acute episode, later you may want to see an allergist, check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, good luck ...Read more
No: Over-the-counter allergy medicines are helpful for nasal and Eye symptoms due to allergies. Shortness of breath is more concerning symptom that can I have many causes. Over-the-counter medications are not going to be sufficient for this. The cause of the symptoms needs to be identified so the right treatment can be recommended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can allergies cause shortness of breath that comes and goes? How does one know that the SOB is because of allergies?
Can allergies cause long term shortness of breath. I worked in sawmill and found out im really allergic to maple?
Random Fullness in chest and shortness of breath last few day. Could it be anxiety? Allergies? Or something serious?
Possibly: Chest pain and shortness of breath can be caused by many things. The best choice is to be evaluated - which usually includes an EKG - to make sure it is not something serious like a heart related pain. Some causes of chest pain are life-threatening and young people (20's and 30's) CAN have heart attacks and heart problems - although that is rare. Never ignore these symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could an allergy to aspartame cause shortness of breath or a feeling that I cannot take a deep breath? Very annoying feeling
Unlikely: Aspartame has been implicated as a potential cause for otherwise unexplained and repeating severe anaphylactic reactions. Some patients swear it is a trigger. In small controlled studies, however, a link between aspartame and allergic sensitivity has not been established. I would work harder to identify alternative potential triggers. I would still avoid aspartame due to link with migraines, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello. This is about my chest pains. Please answer quickly. Im scared. I just came back from getting allergy shots. I've never had any problem with them before. Today, though, they really hurt going in and now im having chest pains, shortness of breath,
Since : Since you posted this 4 days ago, i assume that you are better now. It appears that you may have had a reaction to your allergy shots. Your doctor needs to be made aware of this and adjust the dosage downward. Do you carry an epi-pen? You should. Discuss this with him as well and when you should use it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hay fever has nothing to do with hay and there is no fever. It is allergic rhinitis. About 20% of people develop rhinitis. Rhinitis is inflammation of the nose due to overactivity of t cells in the nose. Mild irritants will increase symptoms, i.e., irritant rhinitis. In 80% of rhinitis cases there is allergic antibody production so there is also an ...Read more
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