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I don't have asthma and was told to get off symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) by dr. I breath better with out symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) but still short of breathe when i try to do somthing?

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Vocal cord problem

If a person has difficulty breathing on inspiration this may be vocal cord dysfunction.
It's easily confused with asthma but does not respond to inhalers including symbicort (budesonide and formoterol). An ENT and speech pathologist can assist in treatment. It can be associated with stress and ge reflux.

In brief: Vocal cord problem

If a person has difficulty breathing on inspiration this may be vocal cord dysfunction.
It's easily confused with asthma but does not respond to inhalers including symbicort (budesonide and formoterol). An ENT and speech pathologist can assist in treatment. It can be associated with stress and ge reflux.
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