Doctor insights on:
Will My Friend Still Have An Asthma Attack If My Mom Smokes Outside
Maybe, maybe not: Since asthma attacks occur for many reasons (or without reason), a person may get symptoms even if he doesn't breathe in second hand cigarette smoke. On the other hand, some asthmatics aren't bothered much by second hand smoke. If the air is cleaned (with a hepa filter) indoors, anyone will be better off. Barbeque smoke, fire place smoke, marshmallow-roasting campfires, etc... Can cause symptoms. ...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
Mom said everytime she comes back home she gets asthma attack. Can it be psychological more than disease?
Could be...: ..Especially if it happens absolutely no where else. Panic attacks can make you feel as if you are having trouble breathing, and the environment could be causing her significant anxiety. It could, however, be a genuine asthma attack if there is something at home that is irritating to her or two which she is allergic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had a history of Asthma but have never had an asthma attack. My mom is convinced I grew out of my Asthma but for the last few hours my chest has been tightening and when i breathe it feels very cold and hurts and this is exactly how I used to feel be
What should you do if friend is having asthma attack? How long should you wait for their inhaler meds to work before calling 911?
Asthma attacks: May be unpredictable and if rescue medicine is not working in several minutes a trip to hospital would be wise. ...Read more
I put some liquid plummer in my kitchen sink, my girl friend must have done the same thing earlier, because there (continued) a violent reaction and the fumes gave me an asthma attack and sent me to the hospital. I get home several hours later and the hou
If : If the house has not been properly ventilated, you should not be in it. There seems to be some uncertainty about whether you both poured liquid plummer into the sink. Ask her specifically. You can call your local poison control number and give the info about the chemicals that you both placed in the sink and they should be able to make recommendations based on that (however, poision control is not a substitute for medical care). ...Read more
It has been 5 days since my asthma attack and It's still hard to get a satisfying breath. Is that normal?
How many cigarettes would a person with asthma have to smoke in order to trigger an asthma attack?
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
3yr old. Hx Asthma. Woke up breathing hard. RSP 42. Spo2 87%. PEF normal. Gave inhaler. Can SpO2 be low and PEF be normal? & still have asthma attack?
Asthma: You need to take your child to ER ASAP, he also needs a treatment plan including maintenance treatment, you can see your pediatrician or a pulmonologist. Good luck. ...Read more
4 yr old has asthma.Was exposed to smoke & couldn't quit coughing.She coughed up blood. Wat causes the blood?Is that considered an asthma attack?
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- My friend thinks she might have a tampon still in her what are the symptoms
- How to have a asthma attack?
- Why does my stomach hurt when i have an asthma attack?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- What effect does smoking have on children if the smoker smokes outside?
- Will smoking outside protect my baby from secondhand smoke
- Did i have an asthma attack
- Can i still become a firefighter if i have asthma?
- Talk to a pulmonologist online for free