... Hi all I am just wondering if anyone out there has had symptoms like chest tightness, back pain , thick plem , breathlessness and severe fatigue when exposed to irritants like perfume , detergents , strong smells , cooking smells and hairspray -
this has been happening to me for the past 4 years and have had various tests done but show nothing - I am finding that I cannot... (4 replies)
... Hi everyone. First post.
First some background.
I'm a 35 year old male in relatively good health. I'd estimate that I'm 25 lbs overweight. As an infant I had whooping cough. Growing up I had mild Asthma and took Ventolin and Becklovent. I smoked on and off from ages 15-30 (about 1/2 pack per day) with a few 1 year quits in between. I didn't use any asthma meds from age... (1 replies)
... with a cold or anything though. The other night I felt a little feverish though so maybe that is part of it. I am prone to things happening to my lungs. Asthma, bronchitis every year at least once etc... ... (2 replies)
... It sounds like you could have pleurisy, which is inflammation of lining of lung and chest wall. It can come from infection, like a cold, bronchitis or pneumonia, or some autoimmune problems. I would see your Dr. ... (2 replies)
... COPD can result in heart problems, but not necessarily. If it stays mild and does not worsen over time, chances are good you will not have heart problems as a result. It is important to find the cause of the COPD and eliminate or control it. For example, if it is asthma or chronic bronchitis, those conditions can be treated/somewhat prevented. If it is from smoking, you must... (1 replies)
... I'm a little worried about this developing into something more as I've had it almost a week. Does bronchitis take a while to go away? ... (1 replies)
... Hi there:
I've been using Symbicort for one month now for chronic bronchitis. It hasn't been working. Also I notice side effects such as shakiness, nervousness and increased heart rate.
So I wonder if there is a better or a different medicine-inhaler that I might try instead?
What do you do to cope with constant, daily coughing?
Thank you for any assistance.:wave: (2 replies)
... Or does bronchitis just suck? ... (1 replies)
... lungs and I was obviously having labored breathing. This is where it gets strange. The cough meds helped and the doc came back in after my xray saying it showed Bronchitis and that he wanted to put me on antibiotics. ... (0 replies)
... Flovent and other steroid inhalants will help with bronchitis. However, in my experience, one week is way too soon to expect to see any appreciable change. More like 2-4 weeks. Have you had testing to determine the allergen/s? (3 replies)
... Hello. I was recently diagnosed with Eosinophilic Bronchitis by the Mayo Clinic. ... (3 replies)
... Depnds on what kind you have. I had viral bronchitis last year and my doctor said 28 days. He was right. ... (5 replies)
... I'd see a pulmo and get a full assessment....but wait till you are over the bronchitis! (5 replies)
... i am 43 and have always been sick with bronchitis, worse as a child, but still in adulthood. I was given the ventolin inhaler after a bout of bronchitis and additional bronchospasms. It is a lifesaver especially when the tightness or shortness of breath comes on. ... (5 replies)
... Hi..wow, that's a long time to be dealing with the bronchitis. Have you been on meds for the bronchitis and are you on them for asthma? ... (1 replies)
... Also, for additional information, I have been fighting bronchitis off and on since this Summer. I seem to get rid of it and then a few weeks later its right back. Its extremely frustrating. ... (1 replies)
... I got the flu, passed that, then it become Bronchitis. I believe I am over that as well, but as I am a asthma patient I always sit with a bit of asthma and coughing afterwards for quite a while. I don't get fever etc anymore so I suppose the inflammation is gone.
What is the best cough medicine with a brongilator function to speed up my healing process? I suppose the medicine... (2 replies)
... Not being able to cough up mucus in the lungs won't make you die, but it could make you more prone to pneumonia, which can be serious in people your age with respiratory issues. I would be sure you have had a pneumonia vaccine to protect you. It will also lessen the frequency of bronchitis. There are ways to promote clearing the mucus, like thinning it with guaifenisin, a... (1 replies)
... The bronchitis is probably the cause of your O2 sat being lower. ... (1 replies)
... Hi my oxygen level is 92 is this bad, 6 months ago i had the flu now i have bronchitis will my oxygen go back to normal (1 replies)