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  • Feeling faint, yellow vision, ears ringing, long blackout/ blindness for longer than 5 minutes

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Asthma February 5, 2016 03:24 PM

    I went out tonight after eating a not very big dinner but still filling and drank a mojito and then went to the shish bar. I regularly smoke shisha (once or twice a month) and have done so for many years. I'm also an ex-smoker of cigs, quit 2 months ago. I smoked shish for an hour and then went to...

  • Personal Story: Bronchial asthma has been stealing my air since at least two years of age.

    Posted in: Asthma January 19, 2016 10:34 PM

    I was told I had colic straight from the womb and was diagnosed with asthma at age four. Back in the forties not much was known about asthma so I was given weekly shots and had powerful medicines at home which were poured over a lump of sugar. I was miserable and did not have enough air to play or...

  • Sneeze / Cough

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Asthma October 26, 2015 08:29 PM

    Almost 50 years old, this just started, I sneeze a few good sneezes, and then right after that I get a dry painful cough that almost feels like I cant breath. Any Ideas what this might be ? Thanks

  • medicine of asthma problem

    rayhan210 1 Replies
    Posted in: Asthma May 19, 2012 05:22 PM

    some times i fall in asthma problem. My age is 34. I used inhaler. ventolene tablet. cortan 20 tablet, aminophyllinum tablet etc. can any body suggest me for better medicine of relieving from asthma?

  • I may have asthma

    inkworks 1 Replies
    Posted in: Asthma February 28, 2012 09:57 AM

    Hi I'm new here. I'm a 25 year old female. I went to the doctors this morning because I've been feeling really breathless lately. I feel like I can't get a satisfying breath. The doctor took my reading on a peak flow meter and the result was 350. He said he would have expected it to be higher than...

  • drug induced asthma

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Asthma November 27, 2010 06:19 PM

    62 year old female, no history of allergy or lung problemstook amoxycillin and clarithromycin, on day 12 severe lunf distressnow ongoing for 14 monthsanyone ever heard of this?

  • Sore, painful lungs after taking inhaler

    AlexanderYalt 0 Replies
    Posted in: Asthma September 19, 2010 07:44 PM

    :confused: I've had asthma since childhood and had a sudden worsening of symptoms this summer. My albuterol inhaler started giving me problems (rapid heart rate, chest pain), so I was switched to Xopenex, which had similar effects. Now I'm on MaxAir. When I take this, my lungs become sore and...

  • Question about Asthma Tests

    jessibrown 11 Replies
    Posted in: Asthma October 13, 2009 10:10 AM

    I recently joined this community. I am an asthma patient too. I want to get more information on asthma and asthma tests. What kind of tests are conducted to diagnose asthma? Can anyone help me out?Thanks for your help.

  • asthma unmanaged doc's stumped

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Asthma June 1, 2009 02:22 AM

    I am a 30something young gal who had managed asthma until 2 years ago. My husband and I moved from the NW to Upstate NY. Since this move, my asthma has progressivly gotten worse..I had a scratch test done of the area allergens and found I am allergic to 17 trees and 4 grasses that grow only in this...

  • What you must do??

    Mikmik 0 Replies
    Posted in: Asthma April 26, 2009 12:49 AM

    Hey, just wondering, what you should do if encounters an asthma patient that suddenly came to an anaphylactic reaction and if far from the hospital?

  • Seretide (diskus)

    Mikmik 0 Replies
    Posted in: Asthma April 24, 2009 06:39 AM

    Hey guys try to use seretide (diskus) preventer, it works-well as an anti-asthma

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  • For asthma sufferers pls read

    Mikmik 6 Replies
    Posted in: Asthma April 24, 2009 03:59 AM

    I have bronchial asthma, my allergies often triggers an attack until I can't do what I want and need to do (cannot even attend the class sometimes) because I'm always at the clinic or hospital. And one time I haven't bring any of my meds and inhalers at school, I was rushed to the college clinic &...

  • What Is Asthma?

    pamela007 14 Replies
    Posted in: Asthma December 7, 2007 12:38 PM

    Asthma is a chronic disease that includes broncho-constriction (tightening of the muscles around the airways) and inflammation (swelling) of the bronchial tubes. During normal breathing, air flows freely in and out of the lungs. But, during an asthma episode, the lining of the airways swell,...

  • Easiest solution for Asthma EVER!!

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Asthma December 5, 2007 05:47 AM

    The american lung association now estimates that 4 million american children and 20.3 million adults presently have asthma. That is THREE TIMES more than just 20 years ago.Environmental factors, such as toxins, are under strong suspicion due to their increase as well.Americans spend 80-90% of their...

  • Desperately looking for help

    joseph_675 2 Replies
    Posted in: Asthma April 3, 2007 09:12 AM

    My son (6 years old) has pretty severe asthma. He's been to the emergency room a few times and we now have a nebulizer and inhaler at home. His asthma seems to be triggered primarily by colds. Pretty much 100% of the time that he gets a cold the dreaded "cough" starts soon thereafter. He is like 10...

  • please read

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Asthma February 22, 2007 12:02 PM

    himy son 14 suffers insomnia due to aspergers syndrome and is currently take melatonin,(he also has asthma) his doc swears theres no side affects yet during school holidays when he doesnt take them he has no asthma symptoms at all and then as soon as he starts back his asthma flares up all...

  • Asthma > Sinisitus > Scarred Lung

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Asthma February 18, 2007 09:53 PM

    Hey everyone!I've had asthma since early childhood, and a beautiful pattern is forming between be and the doctors on visits. Around spring-winter, i get sinusitus, this time it was neumonia/acute bonchitus. productive cough, blood. >_QUESTIONS:could the scarred lung tissue mean anything severe?can...

  • can anyone help?

    carebears 16 Replies
    Posted in: Asthma December 17, 2006 08:42 AM

    i have been on biaxin and prednisone for a week now because i had a chest infection and it affected my asthma and i couldnt breath well and my chest was tight and i am coughing alot. now my question is that i am still having the tightness in my chest and it feels like someone is standing on my...

  • Help this writer accurately portray asthmatic related storyline

    Anonymous 3 Replies
    Posted in: Asthma December 2, 2006 07:33 PM

    Hey.I know this board is for serious, real life medical help but I need to know this as it is important for accurate portrayal of asthma. A few friends and I are writing a story and one of the main characters has severe asthma. At one point, she is hospitilised. During her stay, she hallucinates...

  • re diagnosed with asthma

    raymae 3 Replies
    Posted in: Asthma November 23, 2006 07:20 PM

    i was first diagnosed with asthma at age of 7, i can remember having quite a lot of bad asthma attacks as a child which were mainly brought on by nerves/anxiety. also had to use inhalers after doing sports etc...and weird as it seems i would cough like mad every time i drank a mcdonalds chocolate...