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Why Is My Asthma Triggered When I Have A Fever
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 been on pred 40 mg 5 days & neb peak flw bettr no fever, but now I am coughing up yellow stuff, any exertion still trigger wheezing. Worrisome?
Get help in decision: Decisions about stubborn asthma are difficult for experts to make. Don't expect yourself to do it while you are suffering and worried. Go to an er or urgent care clinic and let the pros try to determine the best strategy. It's what they train for. You'll feel better. ...Read more
Any will do...: Any fever reducer will do. Choice will not effect asthma. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin are fine. The only time patients with asthma should avoid NSAIDs are if they have been diagnosed with aspirin exacerbated respiratory disease (AERD). This is usually an adult onset diagnosis so no worries. ...Read more
No: Just having asthma usually does not cause fever. But children with asthma can develop upper and lower respiratory tract infections (viral or bacterial) that can cause fever. Fever is a symptom and has numerous causes that are not just limited to the respiratory tract alone. Please talk to your child's doctor. ...Read more
My asthma been acting up since April now I am starting to have rib pain and fever at night what's going on?
See your doctor asap: Asthma symptoms (cough, wheezing, shortness of breath) now with fever and chest pain is concerning and should be evaluated as soon as possible. You could have pneumonia, a bacterial infection in the lung. This can worsen quickly. An infection can also cause asthma symptoms to worsen as well. See your doctor for an exam and possible chest X-ray. He/she will give you appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi I been coughing a little feeling like I have asthma a little and feel like I'm wheezing a little what do I have i don't have a fever.
My 5yrdaughter has pneumenuia should she go2school&when? I got her fever lwr but the ER didn't do anything4her . She has bad asthma what can I do 4her
Daughter: Why didn't the er do more. Take her back and ask them to help her since infictions make. ...Read more
I have asthma & im allergic to soy food and peanut food too today I ate something that im allergic to & I can't stop caughing & fever of 100?
See your doctor: Allergic reactions don't cause fever, so you're probably suffering from a viral infection and could benefit from a cough suppressant. If you had no other symptoms of food allergy after eating something to which you think you're allergic, you might want to revisit whether you are really allergic or simply have an intolerance to them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Asthma with high-grade fever. Already had a flu shot hence flu is ruled out. What is the possible cause? Patient went on a field trip the day before symptoms arose.
See below: Another viral or bacterial infection. Did the patient have an insect, or tick bite? That may cause allergic reaction, which sometimes can induce high fever, or infection, including more obscure things such as lyme disease etc. See a specialist. Also, flu shot does not give 100% protection, but this does not sound like it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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