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Sometimes I Cough After Excersising Is This A Possible Sign Of Asthma
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
Possibly: "tightness of chest" can be used to describe a variety of conditions including, but not limited to, bronchocnstriction(asthma), intercostal muscle strain(can occur with overuse such as athletes), rib fracture, costochondritis(swelling of sternal cartilage), lung disease or damage, or cardiac in nature which requires the most attention. If it persists, it requires the evaluation by physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was diagnosed with bronchitis and besides the cough I have a heavy feeling in my chest. Like it is tight. Is it a normal symptom of bronchitis?
Sometimes start to cough because of a cold randomly and it get almost so bad I almost puke.I have asthma. Is this just a cough or a mini asthma attack?
Likely an attack: Viral upper respiratory tract infection is a very common trigger for asthma. This can be quite serious if you do not have an effective plan in place. After informing your physician, s/he will want to review your asthma action plan and controller medications. If this is occurring now, you may try the on-call service, but otherwise go to urgent care to check respiratory status and get treated. ...Read more
What is considered a constant cough? I have been coughing for a couple of weeks (3-4) but it is infrequent. Is this considered a constant or mild cough?
It it normal to have a bit of a wheeze when you forcefully exhale rapidly? Or is this a symptom of asthma?
I have had a productive cough for 2 weeks and I sometimes wheeze...I also smoke. Is this simply from smoking or something more?
Possibilities...: Possibilities include bronchospasm, acute bronchitis, gerd, post-nasal drip. The cough will worsen with ongoing inflammation from smoking so smoking cessation is vital. Treatment depends on diagnosis and your doctor can help with this. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had a dry cough for like two months now, and now it is accompanied by shortness of breath and constant mucus in the lungs, what could this be?
Be seen: It could be several things, from an infection to more chronic lung diseases. If pneumonia, it sounded atypical at first, but you may be getting an infection on top of it. Emphysema (COPD) can act this way, as can asthma. Drug reactions can cause cough. Lung cancer also has to be considered. Shortness of breath is a serious problem and needs more evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mild cough for a month, soreness, and tongue has a white coloring to it. There is also a wheezing sound when I breathe in before coughing.
I was diagnosed with asthma when i get sick from a cold I am left with a bothersome cough sometimes it is uncontrollable. Is this asthma as we'll?
I have COPD I am having to take more inhaler as of late, due to tightness in throat and wheezing, does this mean that it is getting worse?
Acute exacerbation: Either getting worse or just sudden worsening, what we call acute exacerbation. You didn't mention which inhalers but in general, you should be on three, two of which are preventive (spiriva or tudorza plus advair or symbicort), and third is rescue (albuterol). Could also consider Daliresp (roflumilast) pill. Go see your doctor for evaluation & adjustment of your regimen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After having cold drinks I have start feeling out of breath. For quite some time I can feel a congetion in chest. It was not like this a year before.?
I have had a respiratory ailment for a week. Most symptoms are gone except a cough, fever that returns at night, lethargy. When is this going away?!
My lungs feel heavy when breathing but no shortness of breath also i have dry cough. is this a normal sickness or should i be worried?
My mom is having a cough sometimes especially at nights sometimes producing mucus at times&its about 3yrs since it started what could be cause of that?
Hi. I've had a barky cough with phlegm for 2 weeks. Also wheezing. No fever. My chest is kind of sore though. What could this be?
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