... Hello Frogerina. I was diagnosed with asthma at the end of September by my family physician and an ER Dr. The ER doctor said that I was having severe bronchial spasms. He said that bronchial spasms is just another way to say asthma. ... (4 replies)
... I am 37 years old and have had asthma all my life. I have typically managed by asthma through albuterol and Advair off and on. ... (2 replies)
... there is something bacterial going on. I'm waiting on some bloodwork as they rule out the reasons for my sudden inflammation. Other than that, I've seen 2 docs and they have nothing to offer for the pain which I've now had for 6 days. ... (11 replies)
... So, my Chronic Cough is back. I've been coughing for about 2 months now. It is extremely unpleasant. I cough throughout the day and have developed a lot of sore muscles and ribs and some bladder issues from it. ... (11 replies)
... I had to use Ipratropium bromide plus albuterol twice a day for two weeks and 20mg of prednisone for 20 days and I finally got better. However, I still cough stuff up everyday. Sometimes just in the morning and all day long other days. It is very difficult to get this stuff out. ... (6 replies)
... mg might make a difference. I would call your Dr and ask about increasing the dose and staying on it longer, as the asthmatic cough from bronchitis can last 6 weeks or so, and is not easily suppressed. ... (11 replies)
... dose dependent. You may need a higher dose temporarily, then tapering off as it gets better. Steroids reduce the inflammation in bronchial tubes that cause mucus and spasm, which makes you cough and short of breath. ... (11 replies)
... Well started coughing again after only being better a week or so. Long story short bronchial asthma and some virus. Feel better after fever and aches went away. Only missed one wk day to see dr on Friday. Was rough day today . Used rescue inhaler every 4hrs. Coughing all day. ... (11 replies)
... Had asthma since a child. Now im 52 and been troubled with it all my life but seems to have come back lately. ... (7 replies)
... I was diagnosed with bronchitis back in early September and treated with prednisone and Ventolin. This cough just wouldn't go away, and I kept thinking it was related to ragweed allergies, so I tried to wait it out. ... (6 replies)
... My asthma is pretty mild and not an issue most of the year. ... (6 replies)
... day course of prednisone and it generally clears up. ... (0 replies)
... I HEAR YOU!! i have bronchitis and asthma at the moment and was put on Prednisone and im only on day 4 and am going crazy. I am bouncing off the walls all the time and can only sleep if i take my cough medicine. ... (7 replies)
... l and was on oxygen for a few months i was in and out of er doctor gave me singular and asmanex inhaler and i havent had a attack since, untill my copd got worse and the doctor precribed a foradil inhaler since then i have had a few attacks a couple of them was bad i think the foradil inhaler is causing this. ... (23 replies)
... I've been in emerg twice since this weekend... Saturday night and yesterday evening. Saturday I was having a lot of difficulty breathing and OD'd on all my puffers trying to get it to stop. ... (1 replies)
... Ok so I was diagnosed with asthma at age 20 and I am 26 now. I have never had any really severe problems other than a chronic cough. I have been to the ER once in those 6 yrs until recently. ... (23 replies)
... I am a 27 year old female. I have had asthma since I was a kid but it suddenly stopped at age 12. The asthma recently returned and I was really shocked because I believed I was not going to ever have this problem again. I have had a cough that won't go away for about a month or so. ... (9 replies)
... Hello All!
I developed bronchitis on Sunday - I was placed on Z-Pack, Musinex syrup Q4 hours, Ventolin HFA Q6 hours. Although many of my physical symptoms have gotten better - including my cough, my chest is VERY TIGHT - so the Dr. prescribed me Oral Prednisone.
I have never taken Oral Prednisone and am afraid - can someone please tell me what to expect?
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... pack, prednisone and a nebulizer. ... (5 replies)
... Been there done that.. and everything everyone else has listed. I am steroid resistant so all the prednisone and inhalers in the world don't do a thing.. My pulmonologist now refers to my cough as just my winter breathing.. ... (8 replies)