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Treating Asthma Cough
Medication response: Your pediatrician can obtain a good symptoms history from you and can also try some breathing (or oral) medications. Depending on the history and your child's response to medications, your doctor can decide if asthma is likely. Depending on your child's age, a lung test can also help in the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Asthma is a disease of the lungs caused by chronic inflammation of the airways most often caused by allergies. This inflammation results in airway swelling and hyperactivity leading to difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, dry cough, etc. MIT is a diagnosis made by combining clinical ...Read more
Often, not always: cough is usually present, as excess mucus from inflammation is a problem. But some predominantly wheeze. Some cough exclusively (cough asthma). But - don't rule out asthma because cough is not present. Get checked, and be sure to perform spirometry befor and after a bronchodilator medication. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cough variant asthma: Cough variant asthma is commonly a mild form of asthma. The hallmark of traditional asthma is a whistling noise with breathing known as a wheeze. In cough variant, there is less frequently a wheeze and more commonly a cough. The common medicines for asthma usually treat it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 a sp02 reader at home i'm usually fine but have a cough 02, levels are showing 92% should I get some help apart from asthma usually 99/100%?
Repeat it: If the po2 level keeps on getting lower, you need to see your doctor. If you have no symptoms , just a low po2 finding, then you can likely wait another day and recheck it again. Right now, it does not appear to be a life-threatening event. ...Read more
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