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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for breathing problems?

What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for breathing problems?

Depends: Treatment for breathing problems depends on the cause. Usually inhalers work best, sometimes pills are helpful sometimes injections are given. Get to the doctor, get tested or at least checked out and treated. ...Read more

Breathing (Definition)

Breathing is the way we take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide (co2) through out lungs. When our lungs expand we take fresh air in that contains oxygen and then when our lungs ...Read more


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What's the best treatment to get rid of breathing problems?

Depends: Treatment for breathing problems depends on the cause. Usually inhalers work best, sometimes pills are helpful sometimes injections are given. Get to the doctor, get tested or at least checked out and treated. ...Read more

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Is tracheotomy a good treatment for a cancer patient having breathing problems?

Is tracheotomy a good treatment for a cancer patient having breathing problems?

Sometimes: If the upper airway is the issue, then a lower access-tracheostomy can help. Head and neck, tongue cancers as examples. If the breathing issue is from pleura or pneumonia or collapse, it may not help. Sometimes tracheostomy is used to allow ventilator and still let patient be up. ...Read more

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What are some of the causes and treatments for long term coughing and breathing problems with lupus (lse) when no infection or fever.

What are some of the causes and treatments for long term coughing and breathing problems with lupus (lse) when no infection or fever.

SLE affects lungs : The inflammatory sle process often affects the lungs and surrounding tissue. Lupus can scar the lungs making them stiffer causing shortness of breath with panting respirations, fatigue and a chronic dry cough. It can also inflame the pleura and chest wall causing chest pain. Treatment of sle lung usually involves corticosteroids or anti-inflammatory agents such as methotrexate. ...Read more

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Will TB scars cause breathing problems? Is oxygen therapy needed? In future when i conceive will it effect my lungs?

Will TB scars cause breathing problems? Is oxygen therapy needed? In future when i conceive will it effect my lungs?

Lung scars: While lung scars do decrease the alveolar total space and cause fibrosis, their effect is still dependent on the lung function. If you have an adequate lung function as seen in pft and dlco, you should not have much problem. ...Read more

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I currently take 1mg of ativan twice daily. I was prescribed 15mg ms contin twice a day. Safe to take together? Will I have breathing problems?

I currently take 1mg of ativan twice daily. I was prescribed 15mg ms contin twice a day. Safe to take together? Will I have breathing problems?

You're too young @26: You're too young @ 26y to be taking 2 major sedatives like Ativan and MS-Contin. What were they prescribed for? What symptoms are you having? Both Ativan & MS-Contin can impair breathing (as you recognized), increase sleepiness, & cause problems operating a vehicle. Are you sure you know how the combination will affect you? Talk to your doctor about alternatives. Or use HealthTap Prime. Good luck ...Read more

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I have bad breath can't. Get rid of can my bad breath is due to weight or the types of foods I eat ?will it give me breathing problems in the future

Could be due: To dental issues or stomach issues. First check with the dentist . If that is good check with the doctor. It does not lead to breathing issues . ...Read more

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How do I get my breathing problems from smoking for a year treated?

How do I get my breathing problems from smoking for a year treated?

Inhalers: If you have bronchitis you would need antibiotics and possibly an inhaler. If you have asthma that was made worse by smoking then inhalers would be the answer. COPD does not develop after one yr of smoking. See an allergist or pulmonologist if your primary doctor is having difficulty treating you. A chest x-ray and a breathing test may be needed. ...Read more

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I've been having breathing problems because of masturbation i once masturbated twice in a day and i wanted to know if there's a cure to breath better?

I've been having breathing problems because of masturbation i once masturbated twice in a day and i wanted to know if there's a cure to breath better?

See a doctor: masturbation should never be associated with any health problems or symptoms as you are describing. it is possible that you have other health conditions that are concerning and warrant medical attention. see a doctor soon to discuss your health. ...Read more

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Will you get breathing problems from inhaling windshield washer fluid?

Unsure: Unsure but this is a terrible idea if done intentionally (like huffing to get high). Don't do it. ...Read more

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Can carbon monoxide poisoning cause chest pains and breathing problems, feel better when im not home but soon as i get home, breathing, don't feel myself?

Can carbon monoxide poisoning cause chest pains and breathing problems, feel better when im not home but soon as i get home, breathing, don't feel myself?

Sort of: Although they are symptoms of co poisoning, other things are more likely such as allergy to household irritants such as mold or tobacco. Having said that, co detectors are easily available and use them to reassure u. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a bad chesty cough? Have been taking Robitussin (guaifenesin) and was prescribed an inhaler for related breathing problems. Cough won't go away

How can I get rid of a bad chesty cough? Have been taking Robitussin (guaifenesin) and was prescribed an inhaler for related breathing problems. Cough won't go away

Post-viral?: Several common "cold" viruses leave behind a hang-on cough (=post-viral cough) for 2-3 (and sometimes 5) weeks. If otherwise well, your provider may consider a burst of prednisone for 3 days to try to "shut off" this response, which is closer to allergic than infectious. Good luck! ...Read more

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Difficulty Breathing (Definition)

If you are having difficulty breathing, you feel as though you are able to get enough air in, or get air out. Your oxygen ...Read more


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Breathing Difficulty (Definition)

= alteration of the normal perception of the ease of breathing, e.g. increased labor of breathing, pain when ...Read more