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Can acid reflux cause worsening of asthma symptoms?

Acid reflux. Acid reflux can very definitely cause asthma or worsening of asthma. You need to treat both illnesses in order to get well. Also if you are overweight then you need to lose weight in order to get better. Asthma should be treated by allergist or other specialists. Read more...
Oh yes... Exposure of the vocal cords to stomach acid ; pepsin will result in inflammation of the vocal cords (as is also often seen with acid regurgitation). Acute laryngitis may result, but watch out for chronic hoarseness, throat clearing, airway spasms, bronchitis, an asthma-type presentation, and even a higher risk of throat cancer. Impedance ph testing with a symptom diary can best characterize this. Read more...

Would it be possible that a hamster cause an asthma attack or trigger some asthma symptoms?

Certainly possible. Some people's asthma is triggered by allergens in the air. While you may not be allergic to the hamster itself, you may be allergic to the material in its bedding. Monitor your symptoms and see when they are worse. If it's only when cleaning the cage, you may be able to where a simple mask or try changing the bedding material. If it's bad all the time though, may want to find him a new home. Read more...

Please tell me the name of a blood pressure medication that will not cause constipation, water retention, or will increase asthma symptoms.

Bengin BP medication. Ace-inhibitors, angiotensin receptor blockers, diuretics will not cause constipation, water retention and will not increase asthma symptoms. These are widely used anti-hypertensive medicines in the U.S. Speak to your doctor about which one(s) are right for you. Read more...