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... ler even after one dose. I am trying to get my asthma under control but i am afraid of the sudden attacks which the albuterol doesnt do much. If anyone wants the pulmonary report, i can email you. ... (5 replies)
... Here it is (sorry dont know how to attach word doc) Pulmonologist (DO) stated is asthma. I didnt ask how he came out with that assessment, so I am posting it here for any suggestions? I was already taking: xanax, Advair 250/50 (2 puffs/day), Singulair 10mg and ProAir when necessary. He switched me to Symbicort (4 puffs a day) and i am not liking but i will give it couple of... (5 replies)
... Well, finally, after three months, he sent me in for a pulmonary function test. ... (4 replies)

... all looked good. I got in to see a Pulmo in April and had a complete pulmonary function test. Results were fairly good. ... (23 replies)
... thanks! He actually just called when I was going to call him lol! weird.:D I have a mild form of asthma and have been prescribed it weird I don't really have an appointment, I don't know anything about this stuff:confused:like how to use it or how much is too much. he said give it a week and I may need a second inhaler. he said the change I had after... (21 replies)
... I don't know what kind of wait is normal for a test reading, I've only had pulmonary function testing done in the office of my asthma doctor, who reads them himself right there, but there's no real reason why there'd be a wait. ... (21 replies)
... Whether you go with the Symbicort or Advair, you need to choose based on your Pulmonologist's advice, you need to stick with one for a bit before trying the other. I've done various dosages of Advair and found it useful. When I have extremely bad asthma that needs to be brought under control, a couple weeks on a tapering dosage of oral steroids, like Prednisone, helps... (5 replies)
... I been on Advair for just 1.5 wk but it was already working. Then just yesterday i switched to symbicort (less side effects) but my attacks are back again. Plus albuterol doesnt work much when needed. I asked my doc and he said to switch back to Advair but the 500/50 dose. So should i stick with advair even though i want to give symbicort a try? right now, i think if something... (5 replies)
... Getting your asthma under control when first diagnosed and you haven't been on any meds can take several weeks. Advair nor Symbicort work immediately. Are you having actual attacks or are you simply having trouble getting it totally controlled? I'm not sure I understand exactly what's going on. Also, you could switch to a nebulizer for a while as that sometimes helps more... (5 replies)
... Well i skipped work today, i didnt feel like driving 40miles. Even though a lot people swear by Symbicort 160/4.5, I feel like is not stronger than Advair 250/50. Though i have only used one day. 2 puffs twice a day is what i was told, kind of extreme. Symbicort=160mcg/4.5mcg Advair= 250mcg/50 mcg I also hear Advair is more expensive which doesnt necessarily mean is... (5 replies)
... I had a pulmonary function test done. I was scheduled to have a methylcholine challenge as well. ... (1 replies)
... ray and a CT of the chest and a test similar to the PF test but after each time you blew in this machine they gave you albuterol. ... (1 replies)
... It usually takes about an hour..not a bad test. I remember at the end of my pulmonary function test, I got up, and turned to tell the nurse I felt like I was breathing so well. She told me to tell the doctor that.. ... (14 replies)
... it at all, I just figured the insurance or doctors were sending it to me because they didn't want to get sued for not giving me asthma medication even though the test results say I have asthma. ... (3 replies)
... mainly feel everything in my chest. Anyhow, I am going in on Monday for a follow up for my PFT results. I am concerned, because I have never been called back for results before, and we have done the PFTs at least 5 times over the last few years. ... (10 replies)
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Feb 29, 2012
... I get burning sensation when I breathe in and out. It also feels like I can't get a deep enough breath. And I also have a numbness feeling in my chest. I took a pulmonary function test and from that they diagnose me with asthma. My wife has asthma and from what she tells me it doesn't seem like I have asthma. ... (12 replies)
... My results were not in the normal range and he says that I have asthma based on the results. I said "How come I don't notice this? ... (3 replies)
... Okay, so I went and did my exercise challenge test again today. Here is what happened. The technician had me try to do the DLCO portion of the pulmonary function test since I could not perform it the last time. Again, I could not inhale deep enough for them to do the test. ... (10 replies)
... So, an update from last time. I went for my pulmonary function test this morning. All was going well, then I came to a part of the test that I couldn't complete. They gave me two puffs of albuterol and then asked me to inhale as deeply as I could. ... (10 replies)
... no problem. However, in preparation to the CPET, I was given another breath test which showed further restriction in the small airways. ... (3 replies)

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