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What Do Doctors Usually Give You To Take When You Are Having An Asthma Attack
Bronchodilators etc.: An asthma patient has episodes of bronchoconstriction (airways tighten up) plus swelling of the airways & increased mucus. Inhalers like albuterol relax & open up airways; inhalers like Flovent (steroid) prevent or decrease swelling & mucus. In more severe attacks, extra oxygen is given, as well as oral or injectable steroids (prednisolone). Preventive medicines like singulair (montelukast) can also help. ...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
I have asthma had a bad asthma attack and am in pain doc says is costocondritis but won't give me any pain killers?
I think im having an asthma attack (im going to the doctors to find out if I have asthma in a few days), can I use an inhaler even though im not sure?
VEry Dangerous: If one were to stop breathing during an asthma attack then very aggressive invasive procedures would be done to save that persons life. Most likely that person would be inutubated, have a breathing tube placed in their airway, so that they could be mechanically ventilated. Depending upon others clinical conditions of pt more maneuvers would be done as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am doing a paper and if you have an asthma attack without any help or doctors is it possible to die ?
May feel similar: During an asthma attack there is narrowing of small airways leading to cough, wheezing, chest tightness and/or short of breath. This can lead to a person feeling very anxious (can't breathe). Similarly, anxiety can trigger an asthma attack. Anxiety/panic attack is usually associated with hyperventilation. Vocal cord dysfunction can lead to difficulty on inspiration and be confused with both. ...Read more
I have an asthma attack when I was below 3 years old and it seems it did not appear again. But lately, I experience frequent cough and it seems an allergy, so I suspected it was an asthma so I went to a known hospital abd have a check-up and doctor ordere
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