... Chronic cough can be difficult to pin down and get accurate diagnosis. Do you have any symptoms of wheezing or shortness of breath along with the cough? ... (4 replies)
... productive chronic cough? ... (10 replies)
... months out of the year, and has progressed to a chronic cough and wheezing. ... (10 replies)
You really need to start the acid reflux medication program, because it's either going to 1) work, and you'll feel great or 2) not work, no harm no foul.
You only need to give it a month to really experience the benefit. Many people including myself had 90% recovery on the first 3 days of starting the PPIs.
You need to get a prescription for a good PPI... (10 replies)
... rays, "you're breathing just fine", even though it feels like I'm having an asthma attack when I'm not. I do have chronic sinusitus, and yes, I know this is one of if not the major cause of the crap running down into my lungs. It just seems like it 'shuts off' the left one. ... (10 replies)
... Please go into your search engine and type in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and see if these signs and symptoms match yours. Your Pulmonary doctor will probably put you back on some breathing meds. ... (10 replies)
... I have the same symptoms you do and I myself am fairly young only 26 years old. I have had a productive cough that is severe. It causes pain in my shoulders, neck, chest and back. ... (10 replies)
... I've had a cough for about 4 weeks, and I'm sick of it. ... (1 replies)
... After making the last post, I looked at the Walmart website. Albuterol (one of the medications in Combivent) is covered as a nebulized aerosol, if you have a nebulizer. Just a thought, I would discuss with the doctor the next time you see them.
Amy (10 replies)
Have you tried to go to the website for Advair and/or Combivent? Many companies will give you discounted or free medications when you have no insurance coverage for medications. Also, Walmart now has a $4.00 copay for certain medications. They are all generic, I doubt that Advair is on there, I believe that it is still protected by patent, Combivent however may... (10 replies)
... Sorry, made a mistake on a posting. (10 replies)
... .Sorry, Anne, to hear of your lung problems. Towards the end of your post, you mentioned you had fibromyalgia. That can definitely affect the lungs and your breathing. I"m not really sure how it affects them, but if you go to the fibro section of this healthboard, you will read about it. I have asthma also, and know it can be very frustrating especially when you get sick... (10 replies)
... About a week ago I realized that I am wheezing on inspiration and occasionally on expiration. Its really weird. When I take a big breath in I can hear it coming from the back of my throat. ... (5 replies)
... breathing issues, asthma, chronic colds, allergies, breathing problems or wheezing at all. That's why when she said I had low lung function based on the peak I was actually shocked. I would have expected any diagnosis but that. ... (20 replies)
... ant for two months. I first noticed this two months ago when I was at home. After two days it was getting worse and I started to not be able to breathe and I was wheezing heavily. I was also having severe bronchospasms. ... (1 replies)
... g a few times during the night, nothing major. It has slowly, very slowly progressed to a non stop runny nose, and increased coughing fits during the night. No wheezing yet. Last night was the worst, pretty much every hour, up, crying, coughing, choking, then back to sleep, he would cough here and there until another episode. ... (0 replies)
... replying. This helped me out a lot. Since I know it can't get medication from a doctor. I am going to prevent it from getting worse. Lots of rest, fluids and cough meds. Thanks again. ... (2 replies)
... r doctor won't give you antibiotics, which aren't effective against viruses. Instead, getting plenty of rest, drinking extra liquids and taking a nonprescription cough medicine are the cornerstones of treatment for acute bronchitis. ... (2 replies)
... I've had the chronic cough for 3 months, even causing vomiting, choking, liquid in throat, wheezing when I cough, voice breaking, clearing throat constantly. All typical symptoms of LPR. ... (12 replies)
My boyfriend is 31 and occasionally smokes (at most a pack a week, usually more like 2-3 cigs a week), but he's had this problem "for as long as he can think".
He has no problem catching breath in general, is quite fit albeit not exactly sporty. But occasionally, maybe once every other month, he will wake up in the morning and have thick mucus in his lungs, which... (2 replies)