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What Is The Difference Between Being Out Of Breath And Asthma Attack
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
Asthma attack during a run in the middle of the woods. Sx: shortness of breath, wheezing (in/out), coughing. Stop or run out of woods? No inhaler.
I was woken last night my my coughing and then i couldn't get my breath, was like a asthma attack?
Bad coughing fit.: The feeling that your couldn't breath is concerning. If you still feel as though you have trouble breathing, please get urgent help. Doubt that you just developed asthma but there are many conditions to worry about including: sleep apnea, pertussis, tonsillitis, epiglottitis, abscess (tonsillar/pharyngeal), and infections lower in the airways or lung (like bronchitis or pneumonia). Best of luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can I do durin an asthma attack to help me to breath while I am waiting for inhailer to work ands how can you tell if it is an emergency ?
It has been 5 days since my asthma attack and It's still hard to get a satisfying breath. Is that normal?
What can I do if my sister is weezing and can't realy breath can she be sick or having an asthma attack ?
See below: She needs to be seen by a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
What to do about asthma attacks during intercourse? Full blown asthma attack can't breath good almost all the time unless fan is blowing on me. Coughing that with meds still don't go away all this has been happening for a yr now what to do?
First : First of all, it sounds like your asthma is uncontrolled. There are many different treatment options to decrease the number of asthma attacks that you are experiencing. There are controller medications that can be used daily. These include inhaled steroids that are typically taken once or twice a day. Your doctor will be able to assess your symptoms, and frequency/timing of the attacks, and prescribe you with an appropriate medication regimen. As far as your issue during intercourse, in order to decrease the likelihood of an asthma attack you can take 2 puffs of your rescue inhaler (usually albuterol) 15 minutes prior to intercourse. This should help. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had shortness of breath for 4 months, it never goes away fully. No coughing or wheezing. Can an asthma attack last for 4 months, what else?
Is it possible to tell if i'm having an anxiety or asthma attack, as i know both cause shortness of breath, wheezing, etc?
See your doctor: These symptoms require an evaluation in real-time by your doctor. ...Read more
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